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Stay Healthy By Getting A Flu Shot.

Fall has finally arrived, and while many of us are excited for a break from the heat, the dreaded cold and flu season will be upon us in no time. And while getting sick isn’t always avoidable, there are steps you can take to ensure you’re as prepared as possible to fight off cold andMORE

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Be Safe After a Hurricane

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Once the storm ends, the dangers remain. Use a few precautions to keep everyone safe. Use Caution When Returning Home • Save phone use for emergencies. Use text messaging to communicate with loved ones. • Listen to local reports for important information and instructions. • Do not drive down flooded roadways. • Report any danglingMORE

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Back To School: Health and Safety Checklist

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Back-to-school time is busy for parents and students. There are many things that everyone will have to do in order to ensure that the school year is a success. The following checklist will help your child help you have a healthy and safe school year. Schedule Checkups You should take your child to the pediatricianMORE

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Summer Health and Safety Tips

Summer is one of the best times of the year no matter what your age. The weather is warmer, there is more sun and less rain, the days are longer and there are plenty of fun activities in which to partake. Simply put, you probably spend a lot more time outdoors during the summer. However,MORE

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QUICK TIPS TO PREVENT GOLF INJURIES AND PAIN

Golf may improve your health, especially if you incorporate plenty of walking into this activity. You can easily burn many hundreds of calories during a round. It also involves fewer risks than most competitive sports. Nevertheless, golf still has the potential to cause painful injuries. Numerous golfers seriously hurt their lower backs. Be sure toMORE

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Is It Allergies?

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Some allergies are easy to identify by the pattern of symptoms that invariably follows exposure to a particular substance. But others are more subtle, and may disguise as other conditions. Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy. Recurring red, itchy, dry, sometimes scaly rashes inMORE

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Pneumonia Signs and Symptoms

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that causes the air sacs of the lungs to fill with fluid. This fluid buildup makes it hard for oxygen to enter the bloodstream, creating the symptoms of pneumonia. Viruses and bacteria are the main causes of pneumonia, but on rarer occasions, fungus and parasitesMORE

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WHEN AN ANKLE SPRAIN WON’T HEAL

An ankle sprain may be caused by an unexpected movement. Ankle sprains are often referred to as sports injuries, but they can occur at any time. People can sprain their ankle when running on a trail, getting out of the car or stepping on a toy. People often get injured while they are on theMORE

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October is breast cancer awareness month.

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Breast cancer has become rampant among the female population around the world. It is the most common type of cancer in women today. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are nearly 1.38 million new cases of cancer yearly. WHO also reports that 458, 000 women die from breast cancer each year. Doctors doMORE

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Benefits Of A Healthy Diet

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Eating a nutritious diet is one of the best things that you can do for your physical and mental well-being. Not only will the right beverages and foods provide an essential energy source, but also, consuming a healthy diet will protect your body’s immune system. Here are some of the foods or beverages that youMORE

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