Articles About Safety

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    JUN 08, 2017

    Learn how to prevent falls in Hawaii

    Whether you’re 65 or older (or care about someone who is), it’s important to know how to prevent falls. Even if you’re younger, it’s a good idea to protect yourself from injury now to avoid health complications as you get older. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSfall preventionHawaiiSafetysenior health

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    MAR 07, 2017

    Safe swimming tips for Georgia kids and parents

    Springtime brings a fresh new season of adventure for kids of all ages. With spring break set to begin this month in Georgia, children across the state are eager to get out and have fun. Many kids will spend their vacation splashing in swimming pools, lakes, and even the ocean. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSGeorgiaSafetyspring breakswimmingwater safety

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    APR 05, 2016

    How to keep kids safe outdoors this summer

    Get the facts on summertime safety ... Learn more >


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    APR 05, 2016

    Tips for beating the southern heat in Georgia

    If you prefer outdoor workouts, getting exercise under the glare of the Georgia sun can be a grueling challenge. To make sure it doesn’t get the best of you, all you need are a few sensible safety precautions. ... Learn more >


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    OCT 16, 2015

    Helping a person with Alzheimer's disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It affects memory, intelligence, judgment, language, and behavior. It is not clear what causes this disease. But it is the most common form of dementia in older adults. It may take many years to develop.   Alzheimer’s disease is different than mild memory loss that occurs with aging.   Family members usually notice symptoms first. But the person also may realize that something is wrong.  ... Learn more >

    TOPICSAlzheimersBetter LivingEducationSafety

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    MAY 18, 2015

    Protecting your skin from the sun

    Most skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin from the sun. You may decrease your chances of developing skin cancer and help prevent wrinkles.   Although people with darker skin don’t sunburn as easily, they can still get skin cancer. So it’s important to use sun protection, no matter what your skin color is.   Avoid sun exposure The best way... Learn more >

    TOPICSpreventionSafetySummerSun safety

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries

      What is an anterior cr... Learn more >

    TOPICSSafetySports & Fitness

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Dating violence: Is your teen at risk?

    Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner. One in three adolescents is a victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Alexa Sueda, MD, joins us to talk about what teen dating violence looks like and some of the warning signs parents and friends should be watchful for. We also speak with Nancy Schwartzman, the inventor of the Circle of 6 mobile app, who talks about ways that young women can both prevent and cope with sexual abuse. ... Learn more >


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    JAN 19, 2015

    Peanut allergy

      What is a peanut aller... Learn more >


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    JAN 12, 2015

    Fitness clothing and gear

    Some activities require specific gear, and learning about buying gear is your responsibility as you learn the sport or activity. Always use the safety gear recommended for your chosen activity, such as a helmet and knee pads. Learn about the use and proper fit of such safety equipment. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSSafetySports & Fitness