Category Archives: Health Advice

5 Tips to Help Your Healthy Eating Stay on Course This Summer

During the summer months, we all like to go out and enjoy ourselves more. From vacations at the shore to neighborhood barbecues, June, July and August are usually the …

Healthy Tips for Eating at Cookouts

Memorial Day kicks off the summer cookout season.  It’s the perfect time to socialize with friends and family in the great outdoors while enjoying delicious food.   Staying in tune …

How Can People Protect Their Health When Temperatures are Very High?

The two important tips for protecting your health during extreme heat are to keep cool and use common sense. For example: Stay in cool (or air-conditioned if possible) places …

What are Some of the Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses and What Should I Do?

There are a variety of heat-related illnesses and the warning signs and symptoms are similar, but unique for each. Some of the most common illnesses and their warning signs …

Fast Facts About Sun Exposure

With the warm weather upon us, everyone wants to be outside and bask in the sunshine. But don’t forget to protect yourself against the sun’s harsh rays. Check out …

Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

You can greatly reduce your chances of getting skin cancer by following these 5 simple guidelines: Try to avoid sun exposure between 10am and 4pm when the rays are …

Children and Sunburn: A Dangerous Combination

According to recent medical research, children who suffer just one severe blistering sunburn may have doubled their chances of getting skin cancer. Although the pain of the sunburn may …

Dec 3, 2018 / Health Advice

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

December 2nd to December 8th is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This awareness week is a national observance and was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. Did You Know? …

“Tide Pod Challenge” is the Latest Dangerous Teen Fad

Teenagers have always been prone to faddish trends (and sometimes doing dumb things) but more recent fads, such as the “Tide pod challenge” and “fire challenge,” have risen to …

Marijuana – Is It Really Dangerous?

By Dr. Michael Sheehy, Chief of Population Health and Analytics It’s hard not to notice that people’s attitudes to marijuana have changed pretty dramatically over the years. Once known …

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