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Recent Posts in Prevention Category

As the summer months approach and the weather gets increasingly hotter, it is essential you make sure you are protected from the various dangers of this overwhelming heat. Many people suffer from various injuries due to the hot sun, the first and ...
Flossing 101
May 1
Does Flossing Really Work? To floss or not to floss? That is the question. Despite the reports that suggest that there is no medical benefit to flossing, many health experts including the American Dental Association are still contending the need to ...
Know How to Administer First Aid on a Choking Person According to the National Safety Council, choking has been recently reported as the fourth leading cause of unintentional deaths among adults and children. While food is the most common culprit for ...
Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless, odorless toxic gas that is produced anytime fuel or carbon-based materials are burned. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year, over ...
An annual physical or annual physical exam is basically a yearly visit to your doctor to make sure that your overall health is okay and you don’t have any medical problems that you are unaware of. While most healthy adults are not necessarily ...
Reducing salt from your diet can significantly improve your health especially for those suffering from high blood pressure, kidney diseases, and heart problems. In the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended that healthy adults ...