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HEALTH TOPIC OF THE MONTH

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JUNE & JULY 2014 - SUMMER SAFETY:

Bug Repellent Safety

DEET, Showers, and Tick Checks Can Stop Ticks

Detect and Prevent Skin Cancer

Eating Outdoors

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Extreme Heat

Insect Bites and Stings

Lightning Safety for You and Your Family

Lightning Safety Myths and Facts

 

Lyme Disease

Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants

Pollen Allergy

Preventing Mosquito Bites

Recommended Types of Sunglasses

Skin Cancer

Summer UV Eye Safety

Ticks in Your Yard: Here's What to Do!

Tick Removal

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MAY 2014 - FOOD SAFETY:

Dangerous Food Safety Mistakes

Foodborne Illness: What Consumers Need to Know

Fresh and Frozen Seafood: Selecting and Serving it Safely

Holiday or Party Buffets

Is it Done Yet?

Kitchen Companion: Your Safe Food Handbook

Minimizing Pesticide Residues in Food

Molds on Food: Are They Dangerous?

"No Show" Guests Jeopardize Food Safety

 

Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely

Safe Food Choices: Foods to Avoid if Vulnerable to Food Poisoning

Safe Food Handling: What You Need to Know

Safe Handling of Take-Out Foods

Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures

Safety Tips for Handling and Preparing Common Foods

Storage Times for the Refrigerator and Freezer

What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

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APRIL 2014 - MENTAL HEALTH:

Adult Stress - Frequently Asked Questions

Anxiety Attacks & Anxiety Disorders

Dealing with Depression

Depression

Drug Abuse & Addiction

Eating Disorders

 

How to Stop Worrying

Mind/Body Connection: How Your Emotions Affect Your Health

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress

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MARCH 2014 - HEALTHY FOOD FOR A HEALTHY LIFE:

Add More Vegetables to Your Day

Be Food Safe

Choosing Whole-Grain Foods

Eat Right with MyPlate

Eat Seafood Twice a Week

Eating Healthier and Feeling Better Using the Nutrition Facts Label

Fats and Cholesterol

Focus on Fruits

Got Your Dairy Today?

Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

Healthy Fast Food

Liven Up Your Meals with Vegetables and Fruits

Make Half Your Grains Whole

Salt and Sodium

Tips to Help You Make Wise Choices from the Protein Foods Group

Use Herbs & Spices Instead of Salt

What Foods are in the Grains Group?

What's on Your Plate?

Why is it Important to Eat Grains, Especially Whole Grains?

With Protein Foods, Variety is Key

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FEBRUARY 2014 - BONE HEALTH:

A Guide to Calcium-rich Foods

Calcium & Your Bones

Exercises Examples (for bone health)

Exercise for Strong Bones

Falls and Fractures

Food and Your Bones

Having a Bone Density Test

 

Making a Diagnosis (for osteoporosis)

Osteoporosis in Men

Osteoporosis Overview

Types of Osteoporosis Medications

Vitamin D

What Women Need to Know (about osteoporosis)

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JANUARY 2014 - HEALTHY NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS:

Be Active Adults: 10 Tips to Help Adults Include Physical Activity into their Lifestyle

Changing Your Habits: Steps to Better Health

Daily Food and Activity Diary

Eat More, Weigh Less?

Exercise Walking

Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyle: 10 Tips for Combining Good Nutrition and Physical Activity

Healthy Eating Plate

How to Sleep Better: Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick

Not Sleeping Well? There may be a Medical Cause

Smoking: It's Never Too Late to Stop

Use SuperTracker Your Way: 10 Tips to Get Started

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths

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DECEMBER 2013 - WINTER SAFETY:

Cold or Flu. Antibiotics Don't Work for You.

Common Cold- How to Treat at Home

Essential Sun Safety Information for Skiers and Snowboarders

Key Facts About Influenza (Flu) and Flu Vaccine

Preparing for Winter: Tips

Seasonal Affective Disorder

 

Shoveling Snow

Soothing a Sore Throat

Tips for Preventing Slip and Fall Injuries

Wash Your Hands

Winter Survival Kit

Winter Weather Frequently Asked Questions

Winter: Your Vehicle and You

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NOVEMBER 2013 - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & ERGONOMICS:

Computer Vision Syndrome

Exercises at Your Workstation

Exercises for Office Workers

Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Take a Break

Get Moving: Easy Tips to Get Active

 

Occupational Hearing Loss

Occupational Respiratory Disease

Preventing Back Pain at Work and at Home

Protecting Your Eyes at Work

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Stress at Work

Workplace Ergonomics

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SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2013 - EXERCISE:

A Walking Program to Try

Activity Log

Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults

Cellphone 'Distracted Walking' Sending Pedestrians to the ER

Exercise and Bone Health

Exercise and Fitness Over 50

Goal-Setting Worksheet

 

Physical Activity and Health

Sore Muscles

Strength and Balance Exercises

Stretching and Flexibility Exercises

Warm Up, Cool Down, and Be Flexible

Weekly Exercise and Physical Activity Plan

What's the Best Exercise Plan for Me?

Whole-body Exercise Band Workout

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JULY & AUGUST 2013 - SUMMER HEALTH:

Allergies and Hay Fever

Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Eating Outdoors: Handling Food Safely

Gardening Tips: Don't Let the Bugs Bite

Grilling Safety

How to Select a Sunscreen

Lyme Disease

 

Prevent Eye Damage: Protect Yourself from UV Radiation

Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress

Skin Cancer

Sunscreen: The Burning Facts

Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)

Tick Removal

Tick Repellents

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