August 23, 2016
There are currently between 2.7 and 3.9 million people living with chronic Hepatitis C, but a million of them don’t even know it. Could you be one of them? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state...
August 16, 2016
When the sun beats down, outdoor activity can cause you to sweat. This is good. It is the body protecting itself from overheating.  But sweat can cause skin irritations, especially in folds of skin...
August 09, 2016
August is National Water Quality Month. Your regional water authority is responsible for making sure the public water you use is safe. It is your responsibility to protect the public water supply by...
August 02, 2016
What is RWI? RWI stands for “Recreational Water Illness.” These are illnesses that you can get from contaminated water sources such as lakes, oceans, ponds, rivers, spas, hot tubs, water parks or...
July 19, 2016
There are many forms of heat-related illness. We always think “it” happens to “the other guy, not me.” But heat-related illness takes many forms and can happen quickly to anyone. Some groups are more...
July 12, 2016
Try this experiment: count how many times in one day that you see a car blast through the red light at a traffic stop. When you start counting, you might actually be surprised how often this happens...
July 05, 2016
Food is a commodity that is essential to life. There are continuous efforts to create new ways to produce food while keeping the food supply safe. Consumers desire to have healthy foods at affordable...
June 28, 2016
The weather can suddenly become very hot. Nature adapts to this kind of change more skillfully than humans do.  We may not recognize that even if our daily activities do not change, our body’s need...
June 21, 2016
People have become very wary about chemicals in the products they use.  Understandably, as chemical use should be employed with caution and education. However, there are times when using chemicals...
June 14, 2016
For many people summer activities include getting a tan.  You might think that these people don’t know about the relationship between sun exposure and skin cancer.  But most of them do.  In fact,...

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