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Staying Healthy

Discover health tips and topics to help you stay well and maintain a healthy body.

Crisis Situations

COVID-19 Face Masks

If you need to go into public in the COVID-19 pandemic, wear a face mask to contain your germs and…

Know the Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It can be hard to know what’s true about COVID-19. You may hear conflicting reports from different sources. Here are…

Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

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First Aid and Injury Prevention

How to Treat Common Household Injuries

Cuts, scrapes, and even burns are common household injuries. Most of the time, these injuries are minor and can be…

Fireworks Safety

Many people love to shoot off fireworks. But it’s a risky activity. That’s why it’s important to do everything you…

Dehydration

Dehydration is when your body doesn’t have enough fluids to work properly. It happens when you lose more fluids than…

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Healthy Living

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a normal procedure during which your doctor will look at the inside of your large intestine, also…

CBD Oil

CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is a chemical found in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD oil does not make…

Flu Risks Greater for Racial Minorities

People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are…

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Occupational Health

Occupational Exposure to Lead

Lead is a poisonous metal. In the past, it was used in many products but is regulated now. It can…

Health Care Workers and Tuberculosis

Health care workers are exposed to many diseases, including tuberculosis. They need to know how to prevent, recognize, and treat…

Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work

Health care workers are at greater risk of exposure to infections. There are ways to protect yourself.

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Pets and Animals

Spider Bites

Spiders are found everywhere. But each kind of spider is unique. Some tend to live outdoors. Some are common inside…

Avoiding Snakebites

If you enjoy being outdoors, you should recognize when snakes are active and learn how to best limit your exposure…

Cat and Dog Bites

Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can…

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Travel

International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

International travel can be fun and adventurous. But these days, it’s important to check travel health advisories before you…

Air Travel Health Tips

One key to air travel is to prepare ahead of time. Follow these tips to make your air travel healthier…

Texting and Driving

Texting and driving is a chronic problem at any age that can lead to serious injury and even death.

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