Sunday, May 20, 2018

Oversize Portions: Why are we all eating too much?

In a society where super sizing your meal is acceptable, its no wonder that 34% of adults over the age of 20 are overweight...

Should smoking be banned in public?

Over the last few years, you may have noticed more “no smoking” signs have cropped up on parks and beaches. They’re part of a...

Headphones and Hearing Loss: Is Loud Music Making Teens Deaf?

A new study finds that nearly 30 percent of teenagers had a condition called tinnitus, a ringing or buzzing in the ears. “It’s a growing...

Why Young People Don’t Get Tested for HIV

Although HIV rates are declining among youth, they are still one of the most vulnerable groups at risk of infection. The U.S. Centers for...

Can you do the Heimlich maneuver on someone who is unconscious?

ACEP recommends that the Heimlich Maneuver be employed only when a person is choking and his or her life is endangered by a windpipe...

How to Identify and Cope With Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying can seem like a never ending torment, especially when there are many people involved. But there are steps you can take, and...

What is Disc Golf?

Disc Golf retains all the mental and physical challenges of ball golf, but dispenses with the club, the expense, and to a large degree,...

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver

Each year, many people die from choking on objects that obstruct their airways and cause suffocation. Choking is in fact the fourth leading cause of...

How Do Forecasters Predict the Weather?

You check the clock and realize you're running late. The school bus is going to arrive any minute now. You grab your backpack and head for...

Talking with teens about sex: Do’s and don’ts for parents

Parents who talk about safe sex with their teens may have a positive impact, even if they're not always sure the message is getting through. This...

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