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Importance of Regular Employment Physicals

Based on your profession, your employer may require you to undergo a physical examination as part of your hiring process or a condition of your employment. Nearly any employer can request a worker to undergo a physical, though they are more common in more physically-intensive fields such as the military, public service, healthcare, and transportation. […]

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Common Pediatric Sports Injuries

Making sure your child is active is important to their health and growth, both physically and emotionally. In addition to keeping them flexible and providing necessary exercise, sports can help provide a place for children to socialize and learn about teamwork. However, accidents can happen, leaving your child with an injury that can either heal […]

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What is the Difference Between a Cold & Allergies?

It’s happening: you were just going through your day when all of a sudden, the sniffles began, and you’re not sure if it’s a result of seasonal allergies or if you’re coming down with a cold. Telling the difference is be easier than you may think! While both are common and affect millions of people […]

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How a Full Night’s Sleep Helps Your Overall Health

Time is one of your most valuable resources: from work to negotiating drop-off, pickup, homework and bedtime with your kids to getting necessary errands done, you may feel like there aren’t enough hours in a day. As the hours creep later and later into the evening, you may find the hours you can sleep dwindling […]

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Cooking Safety for the Holidays

With family in town and everyone crowding the kitchen, preparing meals for the holidays can be quite the undertaking. If you find yourself distracted by a story, the television or something going on in another room, an accident could occur that leaves you in a waiting room when you’re supposed to be celebrating. When you’re […]

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Preventing Injuries as You Decorate for the Holidays

It’s natural to want to make your home cheery this time of year, matching your surroundings to the festive mood. However, injuries are on the rise as you hang lights, carve turkeys and leave your tree unattended. Keep yourself and your family safe this holiday season by following these tips.
Tree Safety
When you find that perfect […]

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5 Signs Your Wound May Need Stitches

You’re preparing tonight’s dinner and maybe slice your hand by accident.  Or maybe your child gets a gash from playing on the sidewalk. Do you just get a bandage and wrap it up, or do you seek medical treatment?

Minor injuries like scrapes and scratches are easily manageable, but when the cut is deeper, you might […]

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Turkey Carving Safety Tips

Nothing says Thanksgiving more than watching football, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the enticing aroma of turkey.  But every year, many end up cutting their hands while carving a turkey.

While your friends and family are watching you carve the turkey, you may feel a little overwhelmed, your palms may get sweaty, and next […]

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Wash Your Hands, The Right Way

Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading germs.  As you touch people, hard surfaces, and objects throughout the day, you accumulate germs on your hands that can get you sick when you touch your eyes, nose or mouth.  
How to Properly Wash Your Hands
It’s nearly impossible to keep […]

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5 Ways to Stop the Spread of the Flu

Yes, you still need to get your annual flu shot.  But there are other ways you can stop the spread of germs this flu season.

It’s October, which means if you haven’t already, it’s time to get your flu shot.  After last year’s flu season that left many hospitalized and even became fatal, there’s no […]

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