Staying Healthy

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

Crisis Situations

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?

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

Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

Dehydration

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

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It’s an important lifesaving technique to use in emergencies.

Choosing Safe Baby Gear

Having a baby means you’ll need a lot of baby gear. First, do your research to ensure everything you buy…

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Healthy Living

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).

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

A healthy heart is central to overall good health. Embracing a healthy lifestyle at any age can prevent heart disease…

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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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