Walking Safety Tips

Summer walking can be dangerous! We have the added affect of masks, so be careful! According to Injury Facts, in 2017, more than 16% of all traffic deaths were pedestrians. Every age group is vulnerable, though 10- to 14-year-olds and 50- to 69-year-olds have 20% or more pedestrian deaths as a percentage of all traffic … More Walking Safety Tips

5 Tips To Keep In Mind To Be Safe In A Crowd

If summer plans include places where crowds may gather, such as at an amusement park or concert, people can expect to wait in lines and possibly face extra security measures, along with getting separated from their group. The Red Cross has safety steps to follow: Have a few different methods to communicate – cell phone, … More 5 Tips To Keep In Mind To Be Safe In A Crowd

Mundane Things That Cause the Most Summer Injuries

Here are the most common injuries by age-group according to consumer research website ValuePenguin.com: Product Primary Injury Injured Body Part Primary Age Group ER Visits Per Summer Fans Laceration Finger 1 to 5 5,213 Bicycles or accessories Internal organ injury Head 5 to 10 184,531 Fireworks Burns, thermal Hand 10 to 15 9,496 Water skiing … More Mundane Things That Cause the Most Summer Injuries

Healthy Food Tips to Help Fight Dehydration This Summer

Summer is finally here and the days of laying by the pool, beautiful hikes and beach fun are upon us. Unfortunately, the combination of the Summer heat and outdoor activities can lead to excess sweating. This helps keep the body cool down, but it can also lead to dehydration so instead of endless glasses of … More Healthy Food Tips to Help Fight Dehydration This Summer

Fireworks Safety: A 3-Step Guide to a Safer Celebration

According to a new CPSC report of fireworks incidents  in 2016, 11,100 consumers were injured and treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms and four died as a result of direct impact from fireworks. Children younger than 5 had the second highest rate of injury behind young adults ages 20 to 24.  Injuries associated with consumer … More Fireworks Safety: A 3-Step Guide to a Safer Celebration

Will Your Sunglasses Protect You From Serious Eye Disease?

With summer in full swing, the days are longer, the sun hotter, and the threat from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays, greater. Excess sun exposure can put you at risk of serious short-term and long-term eye problems. This is true for young and old, year-round. Prevention is simple. Wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet radiation. But … More Will Your Sunglasses Protect You From Serious Eye Disease?