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Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
How to Handle Bites and Stings
Summer means spending time at the beach, playing outside and having other outdoor adventures. It also means lots of opportunities for bites and stings from bugs and wildlife.
Psoriasis: Things to Know
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. That means it's the perfect time to brush up on your psoriasis knowledge.
Flood Safety Tips
Do you live in a flood hazard area? If so, it's time to prepare for the worst and learn what to do in case of a flooding event.
What to Do About Wildfires
Although wildfires are possible any time of year, the heat and droughts of summer increase the odds. Now is the perfect time to learn how to stay safe.
The Ins and Outs of Tick Bites
With summer underway, people are spending more time outside. That means people are spending more time near ticks that can transmit serious diseases.
Feeling the Heat?
Summer brings plenty of fun activities to enjoy outside, but without the proper precautions and first-aid knowledge, the heat can mean serious trouble.
Don’t Let Oysters Ruin Your Summer
You might be tempted to spend your summer vacation days enjoying fresh seafood at beachside restaurants. But recent outbreaks of bacteria known as Vibrio may make you reconsider that temptation.
Malaria Drug Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to prevent malaria from coming back.
To Gym or Not to Gym?
Can't seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym? Then this article is for you.