Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

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Summer is a great time to head outdoors and enjoy the weather. But if temperatures are particularly high, spending too much time outside isn’t always the best idea. Extreme heat has been known to cause a lot of health problems, including heat exhaustion and heatstroke. These issues occur when the body is unable to cool…

10 Tips for Fireworks Safety

A firework display is a sight to behold! It’s no surprise people love to set off fireworks during celebratory events, such as the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can be quite dangerous if they aren’t handled properly. In 2017, roughly 12,900 people were injured and eight people were killed as a result of fireworks-related incidents.…

5 Common Headache Causes

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Unfortunately, almost everyone experiences a headache sometimes. Headaches can range from mild to debilitating migraines and there are many different headache causes. Knowing what some of those headache causes are could prevent them from occurring or at least help you treat them when they do occur.  5 Common Headache Causes There are many types of…

National Men’s Health Awareness Week

There are many health conditions that affect men much more than women. Overall, women tend to be healthier than men; that accounts for men’s higher mortality rate. Men’s health has been deteriorating in the U.S. along with a lack of awareness and poor health education. Men’s Health Week was established to promote wellness and awareness.…

10 Critical Diabetes Facts

Diabetes is a serious disease affecting millions of people around the world. It’s a chronic illness that affects the body’s ability to break food down into energy. When you eat, the food becomes glucose, which is then released into your bloodstream. The glucose is used as energy because of a hormone called “insulin” that’s produced…