health and safety

Importance of Family Health

When you go to the doctor for the first time, you are asked to give a history of your medical problems. You should also be asked about the history of medical problems in your close family members—as well as those that may have been present in distant relatives going back at least two generations [...]

Celebrate National Cancer Awareness Month with the Great American Smokeout

Although November is National Cancer Awareness Month—dedicated to informing on all types of cancer—there is particular emphasis on lung cancer via the Great American Smokeout [...]

Time to Manage Your Weight

When considering the word "obesity," many people imagine critically overweight individuals and think: “That isn’t me. I don’t need to take serious medical steps to control my weight—yet.” [...]

Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Ultraviolet Rays

According to U.S. National Health Observances, July is UV Safety Month. At the height of summer, when everyone is spending time outdoors [...]

Hurricane Preparedness: Better Safe than Sorry

Summer is a good time to reassess the general safety in our daily lives. This may be in the form of home safety, as it is a time when young people are out of school and spending more time around the house and yard [...]
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