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Blog Posts in July, 2015

Why Are Burn Injuries More Common in the Summer?

Burn injuries can happen anywhere at any time due to causes as diverse as scalding hot liquids to malfunctioning electrical appliances. However, burn injuries are particularly prevalent during the ...
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Ways to Stay Hydrated Beyond Drinking Water

During the hot summer months, it’s particularly important to pay attention to your body’s need for water. If you don’t replace the water you lose every day, you’ll become ...
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Insect Protection Tips for Your Outdoor Recreation

Unless you’re allergic to them, insect bites may be little more than a nuisance to you. However, the diseases that may be transmitted through insect bites may cause serious symptoms and require ...
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How to Spot Heat Illness in Your Child

Physicians at community hospitals support outdoor play for children because it encourages better health through an active lifestyle. However, when the temperatures rise, it’s important for ...
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