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How to Treat Sunburns

So, you stayed outside too long and didn’t use enough sunscreen, now you have a SUNBURN. It’s best to begin treating your sunburn as soon as you notice it. Try these steps to help you quickly RELIEVE and TREAT your burn.

How to Choose a Safe Backpack

How to Choose a Safe Backpack

Did you know that your child’s backpack could hurt their health? Unsupportive backpacks can take a toll on your little one’s back, neck and shoulders. There are tons of backpacks available but not all of them have the proper support for your child’s health.

Dehydration: When to Know Enough is Enough

Dehydration: When to Know Enough is Enough

Did you know? Many of us have probably been dehydrated at some time in our life, and may not have even known it. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults. The most common cause of dehydration in young children is severe diarrhea and vomiting. Older adults naturally have a lower volume of water in their bodies and may have conditions or take medications that increase the risk of dehydration.

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety

Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer’s ear is an outer ear infection that can occur when water stays in the ear canal for too long, giving germs found in pools, lakes and other bodies of water a chance to grow bacteria.

Be Tick Smart

Be Tick Smart

Sun Safety

Sun Safety

Did you know that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes?

Harmful Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Harmful Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Do you find yourself tired, and unable to concentrate even after a full night’s sleep? If so, you may have a sleep disorder.

What You Should Know About Heart Disease

What You Should Know About Heart Disease

It’s very likely that you or someone you know has heart disease. Heart disease is very serious: It is the most common cause of death in the U.S. and is responsible for one in every four deaths. While heart disease is very common, it’s also treatable if you know what to do. Having just a little more information can go a long way in protecting you and your loved ones from this dangerous condition.

What Medicines are Safe During Pregnancy?

What Medicines are Safe During Pregnancy?

Expecting mothers can get advice almost everywhere. But that advice can be confusing and stressful when trying to figure out what is best for you and your baby.