Stay Hydrated, Drink Plenty of Water
With temperatures hitting 100 degrees or more, extreme heat may cause your child to become dehydrated. Water is considered to be one of the best options. Learn more about helping your kids stay hydrated.
Prevent Mosquito Bites for Yourself and Your Family
If you plan to spend a lot of time outdoors this summer, make sure you wear proper clothing and have bug spray available. One way to protect yourself from mosquito bites which can spread the Zika virus is to use an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellent. Get more tips on protecting your family and home from mosquitoes for a safe summer.
Whole Body Cryotherapy and Associated Risks
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a buyer beware on the possible health benefits of Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) treatments. WBC is used to cool the body for therapeutic purposes. A person stands in a semi-closed chamber with their torso, and legs exposed to frigid temperatures for two to four minutes while their head and neck are above the machine. As with any new medical device, talk to your doctor first and learn more about this consumer update.
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