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Silica Dust and Your Health
Crystalline silica is found in sand, stone and concrete. And around 2.3 million workers in the United States are exposed to it.
Summer Food Safety
Summer is the season of grilling and eating outdoors. Take these seven steps to keep food poisoning from putting a damper on you summer plans.
Teens and Summer Job Safety
A summer job is a rite of passage for many teens. However, that rite of passage could put teens and young adults at risk for job-related injuries.
Refilling Your Prescriptions Has Never Been Easier
You can now refill your medications via the pharmacy mobile app anytime and anywhere.
Understanding Food Labels
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?
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.
Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know
Testicular cancer is somewhat rare, but it does happen and can be deadly in some cases. Inform yourself about this highly treatable disease to learn the symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
Mosquito Season: How to Fight Back
The number of illnesses caused by tick, mosquito and flea bites has more than tripled over 12 years, according to the CDC. But there are ways to keep yourself safe.
Hot Outside? Here's How to Stay Cool
It's summer, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the summer heat can lead to heat-related illnesses like heat stroke.
Staying Healthy in Hot Weather
As the season changes and the temperature rises, the risk for heat-related health issues grows.