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    • JUNE 27, 2017

    Survive Summer Camp with Food Allergies

    Keep Your Child Safe at Summer Camp In many ways, summer camp is a rite of passage for children. Whether it’s attending band or athletic camps on college campuses, or spending warm summer days by a lake, the camaraderie and memories children experience at camp can last a lifetime. But for the parents of children

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    • JUNE 2, 2017

    5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing

    5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing We’ve all had a wound: a cut, scratch or scrape that breaks the skin. Most wounds on healthy people heal quickly when kept clean and free of infection, while other types of wounds are more serious and often require medical intervention. These can include decubitus ulcers, also known

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    • MAY 31, 2017

    10 Best Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control

    10 Best Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every 20 hospitalized patients will contract a healthcare-associated infection. The spread of these infections, however, can be controlled. There are several simple and cost-effective strategies that can help prevent infections, from the basic tenet of

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    • MAY 29, 2017

    Diseases You Can Get From Not Washing Your Hands

    Diseases You Can Get From Not Washing Your Hands After Bathroom Use Bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic diseases exist on the skin and in mucus, blood and other body fluids. Some germs are transferred through inhalation and others are obtained by touch. The transfer of fecal-to-oral diseases occurs when an infected person does not use

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    • MAY 27, 2017

    How to Maintain Good Eye Health

    How to Maintain Good Eye Health Don’t take your eyes for granted. Protect your sight with these tips: 1. Eat for Good Vision Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems such as

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    • MAY 25, 2017

    Important Facts about Falls

    Each year, millions of older people those 65 and older fall. In fact, one out of three older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. Falls Are Serious and Costly One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones

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    • MAY 18, 2017

    Top 10 healthy heart tips

    Here are 10 things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart attack falls

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    • MAY 16, 2017

    Keep Kids Safe This Summer

    Master Water Safety Swimming and other water activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity and health benefits needed for a healthy life. Get the most from these activities while helping everyone stay safe and healthy. Parents and caregivers play a key role in protecting children from drowning. When kids are in or near

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    • MAY 14, 2017

    Summer Steps for Healthy Living

    Improve your health with steps so simple you’ll barely notice the effort. In the warmer, longer, lazier days of summer, the living may not be easy, but your life probably feels less chaotic. Even adults tend to adopt a “school’s out!” attitude in summer. That’s why this is a perfect time to improve your health

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    • MAY 12, 2017

    Tips for Exercising in Summer Heat

    Summer is the perfect time to go outside and have fun. It’s one of my favorite times of year because there are so many outdoor activities to choose from. Everything is more fun outside, whether you’re swimming, running or cycling. But the summer heat can be a problem if you’re not careful, particularly in areas

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