Staying Healthy

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

Crisis Situations

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is physical, sexual, emotional abuse by a caregiver, parent, spouse, partner, or other family member. It is a…

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Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism is the use of hazardous agents, such as bacteria, viruses, or germs, to harm people.

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Rape

Rape is any form of sexual violence. Learn about rape, including how to prevent it and what actions to take…

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

Fireworks Safety

Lighting fireworks is a fun American tradition, but it can be dangerous. Follow these tips to stay safe.

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Infant CPR/Choking

CPR is an important lifesaving technique to use in emergencies, such as choking. Learn how to give CPR to an…

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First Aid Kit When Your Kid Starts Sports

Sports injuries are common with all sports. Be prepared by packing a first aid kit when your child starts playing…

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Healthy Living

Getting Help to Quit Smoking

When quitting smoking, don’t go it alone. There is plenty of support available to help you quit.

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Controlling Asthma in Urban Areas

Asthma has many triggers. Some triggers are different in urban areas.

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Exercise in the City

One approach to being active is exercising outdoors. Learn how to take advantage of what your city has to offer…

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Occupational Health

How to Protect Yourself From Job-related Skin Problems

Workers of all ages and in almost all jobs can have skin problems that are related to their occupation. Learn…

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Occupational Exposure to HIV: Advice for Health Care Workers

Information for health care workers about how HIV is transmitted and what to do if you think you’ve been exposed…

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Health Care Workers and Tuberculosis

Health care works are at risk of getting the tuberculosis infection at work. Learn how to prevent, recognize, and treat…

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Pets and Animals

Cat and Dog Bites

Cat and dog bites are common injuries. Learn tips about how to handle, treat, and prevent bites from pets or…

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Pets and Parasites

Household pets can carry parasites (living organisms) that can make pets and people sick. Certain precautions can reduce the risk…

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Dog Bites: How to Teach Your Children to Be Safe

Any dog may bite if it feels threatened. Children are the most common victims of dog bites. Teach your child…

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Travel

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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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…

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