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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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Help Someone in Their Time of Crisis: Donate a Pint of Life

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease may all require blood to save their lives. Countries…

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Learn to Spot (and Survive) Dangerous Rip Currents

National Rip Current Awareness Week is June 3-9 School ends this week for most children in our area and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. On these trips parents always make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen, water, snacks, and a few extra towels—we don’t want anyone…

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If You Suspect Stroke, Think F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Even though up to 80% of strokes are preventable, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Every four minutes someone dies of a stroke in the United States. Would you be able to recognize a stroke if was happening to you or someone around you? Unfortunately, too many…

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Don’t Forget Toy Safety When Christmas Shopping

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month! As an adult, you might not often think about the possible pain a toy can cause…well, unless you’ve ever stepped on a Lego in the middle of the night! For the 10 and under group, toys are a hugely important part of their lives—they play with them at…

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