Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness August 21, 2018

It's National Immunization Month: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?

Katherine E., Editor

Are you up to date with your vaccines? Immunizations aren’t just for children. In fact, the protection that some childhood vaccines offer wear off over time. Because of your age, health condition, lifestyle, profession, travel and other factors, y...

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Health & Wellness July 24, 2018

Traveler Health: Need vaccinations for your next destination?

Katherine E., Editor

Planning to travel abroad? It’s easy to get carried away by the excitement of planning a vacation or caught up in other details when traveling for business. But when organizing your visit, don’t forget to consider your health and whether your vacc...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 19, 2018

Safe Travels: Avoid Mosquito-borne Illness Abroad; Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Travel plans? Mosquitoes can be a source of disease by spreading different viruses like Zika. Protect the members of your community from mosquito-borne illness abroad with the information they need to stay healthy before, during and after travel. ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 17, 2018

Swatting, Scratching and Suffering? Wear the Right Insect Repellent: Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

No one likes mosquito bites! Wearing insect repellent can not only save your skin from itches and scratches, but can protect you from mosquito-borne illness spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. With so many repellent products advertisi...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 12, 2018

Your Go-To Guide for Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Take steps to protect you and your loved ones from mosquito bites – it's a matter of health! Share this infographic with the members of your community. The first of a three-part series. Share this infographic with your community by adapting...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 11, 2018

Breastfeeding Blues: Solving Common Nursing Problems

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Breast milk is the perfect food for babies – it contains all the right nutrients and is easy to digest. Breastfeeding provides many benefits for both mothers and babies, including strengthening the baby’s immune system and helping a woman recover ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 5, 2018

Beat Extreme Heat: Tips for Safe Fun in the Sun

Julia S., Editor

With summer in full swing, extreme heat is a cause for concern. Know what to do before and during a heat wave to stay safe – and to enjoy the season to the fullest! Follow the tips below:   Adapt this infographic into one of our man...

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Health & Wellness June 26, 2018

Stop the Spread: Hepatitis C Prevention & Safety

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Hepatitis C – a contagious liver disease – affects an estimated 3.5 million people in the United States. The disease can either be mild, lasting only a few weeks, or a serious, lifelong illness. Hepatitis C is the most common hepatitis virus in...

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Health & Wellness June 21, 2018

Move It! Curbing Childhood Obesity with Simple Physical Activity

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Did you know about one in three American children and teens is either overweight or suffering from childhood obesity? And they are experiencing diseases that are usually only seen in adults, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2...

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Health & Wellness June 13, 2018

Be the Reason Someone You Know Seeks Support: Speak Openly About Suicide and Learn the Warning Signs

Erika S., Editor in Chief

People rarely talk openly about suicide. But talking openly and honestly about emotional distress and suicide is OK. It will not make someone more suicidal or put the idea of suicide in his or her mind. Suicide is a serious public health proble...

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