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What’s the Difference between Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion?

What’s the Difference between Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion?

When temperatures rise, it’s important to understand how to protect your health. If you know the symptoms of heat-related illness, you can catch a problem before it turns critical. Here is an explanation of two of summer’s biggest culprits. What …

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Healthy Food Substitutions for Summer Picnics

Healthy Food Substitutions for Summer Picnics

Enjoy the culinary delights of the barbecue without paying with your health. Summertime conjures up images of fresh fruit, iced tea and other cool treats. Instead, we find ourselves pigging out on burgers and soda, then regretting it later. Avoid …

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Why are Sparklers so Dangerous?

Why are Sparklers so Dangerous?

Playing with sparklers requires great care. Sparklers seem like the perfect "starter" firework for kids. The joy on children's faces as they write their names in the dark makes them a tempting treat. June 1 through July 4 is National …

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Five Tips for Travel Health and Safety

Five Tips for Travel Health and Safety

Keep travel an enriching experience by staying well. Summer is almost here, and a lot of us take advantage of the warm weather to visit family or explore new places. What could keep us from having a blast? Illness or …

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Three Water Safety Rules to Share with Children

Three Water Safety Rules to Share with Children

Help put a stop to swimming accidents by communicating rules to your kids. We love to watch our children splash and play, but swimming also comes with the risk of drowning. The following rules apply to pools, the beach or …

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How to Spot Heat Stroke

How to Spot Heat Stroke

Summertime heat means higher temperatures and the possibility of serious health problems. Be sure to learn the symptoms of heat stroke. Outdoor fun is one of the best things about summer, but extremely hot weather can be cause for concern. …

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Injury Prevention for Summer Sports

Injury Prevention for Summer Sports

For both adults and children, summertime means sports camps and adult sporting leagues, nonstop outdoor activities, and extreme heat. Parents and athletes alike need to be aware of any potential risks for injury this time of year. Here are some …

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