Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

Toy Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

For children, there’s no better time of the year than the winter holiday season. Not only do they get some time off school, but they get to spend time with friends and family they may not see that often. It’s a season when they’re spoiled by all kinds of presents, giving them a chance to…

National Health Education Week

National Health Education Week

One of the reasons some people are less healthy than others is because they weren’t properly educated about their health. A person who hasn’t received the necessary health education, either as a child or as an adult, is more likely to suffer worse physical and mental health as a result. To raise awareness about the…

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…