Staying Healthy

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

Crisis Situations

Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Misinformation

Find out the myths and truths about COVID-19. Be cautious with what you share.

COVID-19 Face Masks

Washing hands with soap and water is the most effective method to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2,…

Hand Sanitizers and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

One of the best ways to keep yourself safe from getting COVID-19 is to wash your hands with soap and…

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

Bug Bites

Most bug bites are harmless, but they do cause discomfort. In rare cases, certain bug bites can be deadly.

Burns: Preventing Burns in Your Home

Fires and other accidents at home can result in burns to you or a family member. Be prepared now and…

Sore Muscles from Exercise

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. However, it can cause sore muscles. This is common if you…

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Healthy Living

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than…

Mouth and Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

Taking good care of your mouth and teeth can help prevent problems. You can do this by brushing and flossing…

Diet and Exercise for a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart is vital to your overall health. Two of the simplest yet most important ways to help…

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Occupational Health

Occupational Exposure to Lead

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

Health Care Workers and Tuberculosis

Health care workers are exposed to many diseases, including tuberculosis. They need to know how to prevent, recognize, and treat…

Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work

Health care workers are at greater risk of exposure to infections. There are ways to protect yourself.

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Pets and Animals

Cat and Dog Bites

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

Pets and Parasites

Pets carry diseases or parasites that can make human sick.

Avoiding Snakebites

Snakes are most active in the spring, early summer and fall. Most snakebites occur between April and October, when weather…

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Travel

Texting and Driving

Texting and driving is a chronic problem at any age that can lead to serious injury and even death.

International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

International travel has its share of health and safety challenges. Talk to your doctor about the area you are visiting…

Air Travel Health Tips

Information about how to make your air travel safer and healthier.Whether you’re new to flying or have your wings, air…

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