Monday Health Minute Articles

Monday Health Minute

Beat the heat and sun

Heat-related illness happens when the body’s temperature control system is in overload. Infants and children up to 4 years of age are at greatest risk. For heat-related illness, the best defe...

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Caring for your baby’s teeth

Your child needs healthy teeth and gums for talking, eating and smiling. Follow these tips to help your child have a healthy mouth now and in the future: Before your baby’s teeth come in, wip...

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Fireworks safety

With summer in full swing and the 4th of July right around the corner, follow these tips for the safe use of fireworks: Only use fireworks outdoors. Always have water available. Practice common sen...

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Summer safety for kids

Whether you have young children or teens, follow these safety tips for a safe and healthy summer: Drink plenty of water. Wear sunscreen – even if the forecast calls for overcast. Dress childr...

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National Men’s Health Week

In honor of National Men’s Health Week, follow these tips for optimal health: Exercise for 30 minutes most days of the week. Eat a colorful diet full of fresh fruits and veggies. Get regular...

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Travel Safety

If you plan to travel, make sure to be proactive, prepared, and protected. Take a few minutes to learn what you can do for a safe and healthy trip: Are vaccinations required? If so, call your healt...

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Reduce your risk of blood clots

Blood clots that form in the deep veins of the lower leg, thigh, or pelvis, can cause life-threatening conditions if they break apart and travel to the lungs. To help decrease your risk, get up and...

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