5 Top Questions about Sunburn

Summer is drawing to an end, so you’ll probably find yourself trying to soak up every last bit of sunshine while you can. A few hours in the sun can be great for your health: it can have a positive impact on your exercise habits, vitamin D levels, and improve your overall mood. But sun […]



Water Safety Tips

July is Water Safety Month Swimming is the most popular summer activity, but it can also be a very dangerous one. An average of 10 people drown each day in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Furthermore, drowning is the No. 1 cause of death for children younger than 5. Fortunately, there are many […]


Alcohol Awareness

April is Alcohol Awareness Month Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma, and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types […]


13 Halloween Safety Tips

The best way to enjoy Halloween, and avoid any visits to your local urgent care, is to take precautions before the day arrives, then follow safe practices while trick-or-treating or attending parties. Here are some tips to ensure you and your family have a fun and safe Halloween this year: Decorations Pumpkin carving should always […]


10 Tips for a Safe Fourth of July

girl in red, white and blue at the beach

Fourth of July weekend is finally here! And that means road trips, family get-togethers, BBQs, fun in the sun, and marvelous fireworks displays. However, each July 4th, thousands of people are injured while using fireworks. Despite the clear dangers, people often overlook the risks associated with using fireworks, which include burns and other injuries, fires, and […]