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How to Minimize the Risk of Suffering a Concussion
How do you minimize the risk of suffering a concussion without stopping playing the sport you or your kids enjoy? Prevention! Know the game, the rules and how to take care of yourself in order to keep everyone safe. Play by the rules and practice good sportsmanship whether in…
5 Things to Do if You Think Your Child Could Have Lice
Now that school is back in session, cold and flu germs aren’t the only thing that kids can catch in the classroom. If you get the call from a school nurse or suspect your child has head lice, be ready to take care of…
Sports Safety Guide
School is back in session and if your child plays a fall sport, chances are they have had an injury or two on their team so far this year.  Most injuries occur during practice, not during the game itself. If you’re starting up or getting back into your fitness…
Eat Your Vitamins
Staying healthy is a priority, especially in the winter. That means taking care of yourself and your family to ensure you don’t catch the many illnesses that spread during the cold months. Many studies show that Vitamin D deficiency is linked to the lack of sunlight, which…
4 Important Facts about E-Cigs
Electronic cigarettes are often marketed as a safer alternative to the common cigarette, but how safe are they really? According to Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using LiveHealth Online, e-cigarettes are dangerous and, worse, they are being sold in ways designed to appeal to youth—they…
9 Tips for Managing Migraines
If you get headaches and think they are migraines, talk to a doctor. It’s important to be sure that the pain you feel is, in fact, a migraine, as there are many types of headaches and they are treated differently.  After you get the diagnosis, then…
Helpful Hand Washing Tips
Are you washing your hands as well as you could? It’s worth the effort to take the time and do it right. Recent studies show that correct hand washing 5 times a day can reduce your chances of contracting a respiratory illness by 45 percent. Here are some tips:…
13 Signs You May Be Developing an Unhealthy Relationship with Alcohol
A drinking problem can creep up, particularly if you’re at college and surrounded by alcohol and alcohol-fueled events. Where is the line between experimenting and developing a problem over the long term? How can students be healthier and more aware in general for themselves and their friends? These are…
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