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Five Ways to Avoid Kids’ Sports Injuries

Five Ways to Avoid Kids’ Sports Injuries

Keep your kids off the sidelines and one the field with these safety suggestions. What is the worst part of an injury to a child athlete, the injury itself or sitting out? As the parent, you would probably say the …

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Free & Cheap Ways to Stay Healthy

Free & Cheap Ways to Stay Healthy

Small preventative steps cost little and can save you huge health-care expenses over time. Washing your hands often, for instance, requires just soap, water, and a few seconds but protects us from colds, flu, and infectious diseases. One study found …

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Reducing Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

Reducing Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

Actively reducing your risk for cervical cancer could save your life. Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is held each January to educate people about this disease. Cervical cancer is not widely discussed the way some other cancers are yet 12,000 women …

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Good Health Habits for Preventing Spread of the Flu

Good Health Habits for Preventing Spread of the Flu

Flu season is upon us, but there are several things you can do to help prevent the flu from spreading. Healthy habits can protect you and those around you from germs that spread easily during flu season. The usual time …

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FAQs About Lung Cancer

FAQs About Lung Cancer

Each year in the U.S. about 220,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer — learn more about this disease and how it can be prevented. Lung Cancer Awareness month is recognized each November to raise awareness and promote prevention.  Get …

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3 Things You Can Do to Prevent Diabetes

3 Things You Can Do to Prevent Diabetes

You may be at risk for diabetes without even realizing it; take steps now to prevent diabetes. November is recognized as American Diabetes Month. It is a time to learn more about this disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. …

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Preventing Common Knee Injuries

Preventing Common Knee Injuries

Running, jumping, playing, and competing all require good strong knees. Many common knee injuries can be prevented with a little knowledge and planning. The knee joint is the largest in the body. Knees allow your body to bend, swivel, and …

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5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

Unless your job is a stunt driver or shark diver, you probably feel pretty safe when you go to work each day. Most jobs present little risk to employees. However, in every job, the possibility of injury does exist. A …

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Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Burns and fires in the home happen often, but many of these instances can be prevented. Practice fire safety so you don’t get burned, and make your home safe from burn hazards. Whole Home: Turn off appliances when not in …

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