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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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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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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Most Common Sports Injuries

Playing sports has many benefits. You will not only benefit your physical and mental health, but you will also have the opportunity to build friendships with your teammates. However, playing a sport can be risky. There are several injuries that are common in athletes. Knee Injuries A knee injury is often referred to as patellofemoralMORE

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What Are The Symptoms Of Heat Stroke And Heat Exhaustion?

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As spring cool weather gives way to summer, the outdoors calls for long days of camping, yard work, swimming and other outdoor activities. While the sun can provide a great burst of Vitamin D, entering the heat unprepared can quickly result in potentially serious health consequences. If you’re planning on spending extended amounts of timeMORE

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