Posts Categorized: Health Tips

Firework Safety: Keeping It Safe and Fun

Fireworks Safety

One of the biggest American holidays in the summer is the Fourth of July. It’s a day when families all over the U.S. get together, hold barbecues and go to a nearby firework show. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of injuries on this day because people mishandle fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection…

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

extreme heat

Although there’s nothing quite like enjoying a warm summer afternoon, it’s important you watch out for extreme heat warnings. When temperatures get too high, they can be dangerous to your health. Extreme heat can cause heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or stroke. This occurs due to the body’s inability to properly cool itself. Younger…

Disability Insurance: What and Why

Disability Insurance

A minor injury or illness that leaves you temporarily disabled may not seem like a big deal, but it can be; especially if you are forced to miss work. A lot of people assume they are covered by their health insurance, worker’s compensation, or workplace disability insurance, but they aren’t. That’s why you should strongly…

Women’s Health: Preparing for Your Next Checkup

When it comes to women’s health, general checkups are important, even if you think you’re completely healthy. Regular checkups can help keep you healthy by potentially preventing diseases and disability. The following are a few women’s health tips to keep in mind when preparing for your next checkup: Ask if it’s time for recommended screening…

Keeping Your Dog Safe From the Flu

This year’s flu season has been bad, which means that everyone who hasn’t had a flu shot yet should get one. However, it’s not just people who need to worry about the flu. Dogs can get the flu too, and according to Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, there has been an increase in the…