Beat the Heat – Tips for Hot Weather Safety

(CARLSBAD, CA) – “There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues,” or so it seems, when the blazing sun wreaks havoc on your outdoor adventures all summer long. The good news is that you can protect yourself against both mild and severe heat-related illnesses. Donning sunscreen is just the first step. Learning about common summertime health hazards is imperative for hot weather safety.


Healthy Eating While Dining Out

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Would you like to supersize that? Shall I show you the dessert menu? How about more chips and salsa? If any of these questions have a familiar ring, then you may be one of the many Americans who dines away from home approximately four times every week.


Learn to Recognize a Stroke

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Do you know what to do if a friend or family member suddenly experiences numbness, blurry vision, severe headaches, loss of balance, and slurred speech? Would you recognize these symptoms as signs of a stroke? Would you rush the afflicted person to the emergency room, knowing that early detection allows a stroke’s effects to be lessened, or even reversed?


The 411 on Skin Cancer

(CARLSBAD, CA) – You’ve found a suspicious mole. Is it cancerous? Is it harmless? Do you need to schedule an appointment with your doctor? Or are you losing sleep over nothing? If you’re unsure what to look for when it comes to possible skin cancer cells on your body, you’re not alone.


Stay Hydrated in the Summertime

(CARLSBAD, CA) – Fatigue, headaches, dry mouth, muscle weakness, dizziness, lightheadedness… all of these are symptoms that your body is dehydrated. A loss of just one or two percent of your body’s water weight can wipeout your energy levels, banishing you to the nearest sofa for a midday nap.


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