Prevent Heat Exhaustion

What is a heat exhaustion and how can it be prevented? Heat exhaustion is a heat-related illness resulting from your body overheating after being exposed to high temperatures. Heat exhaustion is often accompanied by dehydration. Symptoms of heat exhaustion may include...

Preventing Insect Bites During Summer

With the warm temperatures, the bright sun and all the activities that take place – summer is the perfect time to be outside. But, that means it is also the prime time to get an insect bite. According to the CDC, nearly 44,000 cases of West Nile virus disease – which...

Heat Advisory

What is a heat advisory and what does it mean? A heat advisory is issued in our area when the heat index is at or above 105 degrees for two or more consecutive days. It can also be issued when the air temperature reaches 103 degrees or more for at least 2 consecutive...

Physical Fitness and Sports Month

What better way to celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month than to get out and get active! Physical fitness has its obvious perks and visible results – smaller waistline, bigger muscles, tighter abs. You work out so that you can fit into that “dream...

How to Survive Seasonal Allergies

Spring is in the air and, for some people, that means symptoms of seasonal allergies — sneezing, wheezing, watery eyes and a running nose. However, you can take steps to get your allergies under control. Start with these 3 strategies to survive seasonal spring...

Quit Smoking This Year

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has declined. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of disease and death...