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Fruit and Veggies: Getting Your Daily Servings

Fruit and Veggies: Getting Your Daily Servings

When it comes to fruit and veggies, there are some secrets to making sure you're eating enough. Do you really pay attention to the nutritional value of the food you're eating? You may not be getting all of the vitamins …

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How to Start an Exercise Routine

How to Start an Exercise Routine

Starting an exercise routine just might be easier than thinking of good excuses not to. Want to get fit, but wondering where to begin? Here’s how to start an exercise routine: Start small. Try walking before you commit to running, or …

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Staying Safe During the Holidays

Staying Safe During the Holidays

Take some simple steps to stay safe during the holidays and keep the season merry and bright. The holidays are a season for celebration, but also a good time to practice putting safety first. Travel safely. If flying, know the Transportation …

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Top 5 Surprising Places to Find Germs

Top 5 Surprising Places to Find Germs

Germs are hiding in some surprising places, so be sure to wash your hands well and often. Trying to avoid germs and stay healthy this season? In honor of National Handwashing Awareness Week, here’s a list of a few surprising places …

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What to Expect from a Skin Cancer Screening

What to Expect from a Skin Cancer Screening

Learn what happens during a skin cancer screening and save the date for an upcoming free screening at MCA! It's inevitable–summertime means lots of sun and extensive exposure to UV rays. After many years of this type of exposure, it's …

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Staying Safe During Texas Summers

Staying Safe During Texas Summers

Follow some simple guidelines in order to stay safe in the Texas summer sun. Soaring temperatures, among other things, can contribute to safety concerns during a typical Texas summer. Here’s how to beat the heat and stay safe: Guard against …

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Staying Safe on the Fourth

Staying Safe on the Fourth

Prepare yourself for a fun and safe Fourth of July by reading these important resources about fireworks safety While families create memories on this national holiday, it's easy to assume that accidents won't happen to them. After all, what could …

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Summer Workout Suggestions

Summer Workout Suggestions

Check out these important tips for summertime workouts. Summer—the season of shorts and swimsuits—often serves as motivation to start or step up an exercise routine. Here are a few suggestions for summer workouts: Start small. Ease into an exercise routine, …

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Important First Aid and Emergency Resources

Important First Aid and Emergency Resources

No one wants to be put into an emergency situation–but chances are that it will happen to all of us and we need to be ready. Caretakers, parents and teachers in particular should be prepared for a possible emergency situation …

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Top Surprising Distractions on the Road

Top Surprising Distractions on the Road

How often do you get distracted on the road? Driving distractions aren’t just caused by cell phones, either. They can be caused by adjusting your radio station, helping your young child behind you or even eating while driving. This April …

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