Staying Healthy

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

Crisis Situations

Domestic Violence | What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is abuse by a caregiver, parent, spouse, intimate partner, or another member of your family.

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

COVID-19 and the flu have many symptoms in common. It can be tricky to know which you have. But there…

COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 remains important in caring for yourself and protecting others.

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is done when a person isn’t breathing or their heart has stopped. It can save a…

Sore Muscles from Exercise

Exercise is an important part of a healthy, active lifestyle. It improves your heart and lungs and builds strong bones…

How to Survive an Extended Power Outage with Home Medical Equipment

Electricity is something we take for granted. When you depend on electricity to power medical equipment and medicine at home,…

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Healthy Living


Vaccinations are safe, effective, and required for many activities including school. Maintaining a vaccine schedule will protect you from many…


A colonoscopy is a screening test that will help your doctor check for colorectal cancer. It may be used for…

Getting Help to Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is difficult, to say the least, but it’s worth making a priority in your life. Don’t go it…

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Occupational Health

Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work

Healthcare workers have a high risk of being exposed to infections through blood, coughs or sneezes, and direct contact with…

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…

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Pets and Animals

What Should I do if I Get a Spider Bite?

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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International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

Travelling overseas can be fun, but there are precautions and plans you should make to ensure that you stay healthy…

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

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