Staying Healthy

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

Crisis Situations

I Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?

If you have—or suspect that you have—COVID-19, you should follow the CDC’s recommendations for isolation to stop the spread of…

Managing Your Vaccine Schedule During COVID-19

If you or your child missed vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to catch up. Vaccines…

Vacationing Safely During COVID-19

Vacationing is not risk-free during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, if you have to travel, there are ways to decrease your…

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

How to Treat Common Household Injuries

Cuts, scrapes, and even burns are common household injuries. Most of the time, these injuries are minor and can be…

Fireworks Safety

Many people love to shoot off fireworks. But it’s a risky activity. That’s why it’s important to do everything you…

Dehydration

Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have enough fluids to work properly. It happens when you lose more fluids than…

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Healthy Living

The Dangers of Tanning Beds

Tanning beds are the source of intense ultraviolet (UV) radiation. They are not safe.

Effects of Sun Exposure

A small amount of sun exposure is good for us, but too much exposure to UV rays is harmful. It…

Kegel Exercises for Your Pelvic Muscles

Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel (large intestine).

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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

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…

Pets and Parasites

Pets carry diseases or parasites that can make human sick.

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Travel

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…

Texting and Driving

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

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