Tag - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Seven Tips from the CDC to Stay Health During the Holidays
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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC
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Get Ready to Grill Safely this 4th of July: Tips from the CDC
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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Tips from the CDC
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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC
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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season: Tips from the CDC
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Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy this Halloween from the CDC
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Beat the Heat: Tips from the CDC

Seven Tips from the CDC to Stay Health During the Holidays

Take some time out of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to consider these seven healthy habits that help prevent chronic diseases like type II diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Get enough sleep. Adults need at least seven hours of sleep every night. Avoid drowsy driving. Practice good sleep habits. For longer trips,…

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Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween: Tips from the CDC

Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to stay safe and healthy. 1. Get Moving Carve out time to be active this Halloween between get-togethers and trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Take a walk and do some weight training to help…

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Get Ready to Grill Safely this 4th of July: Tips from the CDC

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable 4th of July. Separate When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before checkout. Separate them from other food in your shopping cart and grocery bags. To guard against cross-contamination,…

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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Tips from the CDC

Just as your family is settling into summer mode, for many, August marks back-to-school time.  CDC encourages parents to become familiar with the school meal programs which require serving more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and gradually reducing sodium over 10 years. Studies have shown that students who eat school meals are more likely to…

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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season: Tips from the CDC

Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays. Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of germs. It’s flu season. Wash your…

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Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy this Halloween from the CDC

Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few ways to stay safe and healthy. 1. Get Moving Carve out time to be active this Halloween – between get-togethers and trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Take a walk and do some weight training to help you feel good! Regular physical activity can help…

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Beat the Heat: Tips from the CDC

Extreme heat events pose a serious danger to people throughout the United States. Studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have shown that exposure to extreme heat can increase discomfort and fatigue, cause heat cramps, and increase emergency room visits and hospitalizations.   Everyone should take steps to protect themselves and…

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