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Staying Healthy

Discover health tips and topics to help you stay well and maintain a healthy body.

Crisis Situations

COVID-19 Face Masks

If you need to go into public in the COVID-19 pandemic, wear a face mask to contain your germs and…

Know the Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It can be hard to know what’s true about COVID-19. You may hear conflicting reports from different sources. Here are…

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention: The Proper Way to Store Cleaning Supplies

According to the National Capital Poison Center, household cleaning supplies—including kitchen cleaners and liquid laundry packets—are the second most common exposure to poison among children under 6 years of age. And since the COVID-19 outbreak, cleaning has been on the rise

Disinfecting Your Home

Cleaning your home isn’t just for looks. Cleaning and disinfecting your home are important for reducing the spread of germs and bacteria that cause infection and illness. Path to caring for a healthy home Many people recognized the importance of disinfecting their homes

Infant CPR/Choking

Anyone who is spends time with babies should know how to perform infant CPR—and when it’s appropriate to perform CPR…

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Healthy Living

Tips for Healthy Children and Families

By working together as a family to eat well and stay active, you can help your children build healthy habits…

Passing Healthy Habits on to Your Children

Teach your children how to live healthy. Start when they are young. This helps them avoid making unhealthy choices and…

Healthy Habits at Age 60 and Beyond

A look at tips, tricks, advice and the benefits of maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits as you get…

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Occupational Health

How to Protect Yourself From Job-related Skin Problems

An overview of job-related skin conditions, their causes and symptoms, and what can be done to avoid and treat…

Occupational Exposure to HIV: Advice for Health Care Workers

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is an infection that attacks your body’s immune system and can lead to…

Occupational Exposure to Lead

Lead is a poisonous metal. In the past, it was used in many products but is regulated now. It can…

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Pets and Animals

Spider Bites

Spiders are found everywhere. But each kind of spider is unique. Some tend to live outdoors. Some are common inside…

Avoiding Snakebites

If you enjoy being outdoors, you should recognize when snakes are active and learn how to best limit your exposure…

Cat and Dog Bites

Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can…

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Travel

Texting and Driving

Texting while driving is illegal and can be deadly for you, your passengers, and others on the road.

International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

International travel can be fun and adventurous. But these days, it’s important to check travel health advisories before you…

Air Travel Health Tips

One key to air travel is to prepare ahead of time. Follow these tips to make your air travel healthier…

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