Posts Categorized: Wellness

Sleep better with these tips

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep is increasingly recognized as important to public health and safety, with sleep deprivation associated with injuries, mental illness, poor quality of life and well-being, increased health care costs and lost work productivity. People who don’t sleep well also are more likely to suffer from…
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Food and water safety: What to know before you go

Eating or drinking unclean food and water can make you sick with travelers’ diarrhea and other diseases. You are at risk if you travel internationally, especially to developing countries. Reduce your risk by sticking to these safe food and water habits. Additional Resources: UofL Physicians – Vaccine and International Travel Center Center’s for Disease Control…
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Summertime safety tips

Who doesn’t love spending time outdoors, especially in the summer? Make sure your time in the great outdoors stays fun by keeping these tips in mind. Don’t bug out Bugs can be a pest at your family picnic or on weekend hike. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends using an appropriate insect…
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Protect your skin

As the days grow longer and warmer, kids will begin to spend more time outdoors — at the ball fields, chasing butterflies, making sandcastles, and hanging out by the pool. Yet, too much sun exposure without proper protection can bring an end to any fun in the sun. Despite the fact that sun tanning and…
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