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Surviving the Summer Temperatures

Published: July 18th, 2012

Walking to class this summer you may have experienced how hot it gets in the middle of the day. Living in Florida we also experience high humidity levels. When the […]

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Firework Safety

Published: July 3rd, 2012

When you think of the 4th of July you probably associate it with barbecues, celebrating, pool parties, and fireworks! Who doesn’t love to end their 4th of July evening with […]

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July is UV Safety Month

Published: July 1st, 2012

Let’s take time this month to learn about UV safety and how to protect your skin against skin cancer! Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form […]

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Tick-borne Diseases: Reduce Your Chances and What to do

Published: June 20th, 2012

I’m sure you have heard of those little insects that attach to your skin and suck your blood, I am talking about ticks. Many of you probably associate ticks with […]

Summertime Sickness: Contracting a Cold When it’s Warm

Published: June 13th, 2012

Summer is a time to relax and get away to have fun, but what if your fun was interrupted by a cold? You might be wondering how someone could have […]

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A Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

Published: June 6th, 2012

Summer months bring heavy rain, tropical storms, and hurricanes that can all lead to power outages. If you use alternative sources of energy during these power outages such as a […]

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Alcohol Safety During the Summer

Published: May 31st, 2012

National Safety Month is observed during the month of June which is right around the corner. With the summer starting to heat up let’s talk a little about avoiding summer […]

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Red Itchy Rash: The Skinny on Dermatitis

Published: May 24th, 2012

Most of you have had a rash before whether from poison ivy, chickenpox, or an allergy. But what is a rash exactly? And, what can you do about it? Our […]

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Staying Healthy While Swimming This Summer

Published: May 16th, 2012

Summer is starting and that means it’s time to bring out those swim suits and head to the pool, beach, the lake, or Ginnie Springs. But these recreational waters can […]

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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Published: May 11th, 2012

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month! This month is dedicated to pursuing a happier and healthier nation. During this month I encourage you to get active and get […]