Posts Categorized: Health Tips

August Is Children’s Eye Safety Month

eye safety

When it comes to children’s safety, eye care is often overlooked. One of the reasons for this is that people just assume eyesight is something that isn’t affected until old age. Then if it is, it can be improved with eyeglasses. Poor eyesight is something that can often be avoided, which is why eye safety…

4 Steps to Fighting Junk Food Cravings

Junk Food Cravings

Trying to stay healthy or lose weight is hard enough as it is without those constant junk food cravings. Unfortunately, everybody has them, and giving in to those junk food cravings can really set you back when it comes to your health goals. The following are four steps that will help keep those junk food…

Skin Cancer: 4 Facts Everyone Should Know

Skin Cancer: 4 Facts Everyone Should Know

Almost everyone is well aware of how dangerous cancer is. What they may not know is, the most common form of cancer is skin cancer. There are currently around one million Americans who either have melanoma or had it at some point in the past. It’s why you should pay attention to your skin and…

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…