Posts Tagged: cold

Do You Have the Cold, Flu, or COVID-19?

With cold and flu season approaching amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to distinguish between the three. The table to the right compares common symptoms of the three and shows several unique traits for each. While a cold has similar symptoms to both the flu and COVID-19, cold symptoms will generally be…
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COVID-19 vs. the flu vs. the common cold

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, individuals may find themselves feeling under the weather and immediately begin thinking the worst. Feeling as if the best thing to do is go straight to the hospital to be tested. However, many health care systems across the country are beginning to become overrun with patients experiencing symptoms that are…
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Seven great benefits to cold-weather workouts  

When the thermostat descends and the days grow shorter and darker, it’s tempting to want to peek back under the covers and hibernate. But maintaining an exercise routine throughout the winter offers tangible health benefits. You burn more calories. As the body works harder to regulate its core temperature among the elements, you’ll burn a…
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Watch out for frostbite

Frostbite is a real danger if you’re caught unaware. What exactly is frostbite and how does it happen? Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First your skin becomes very cold and red, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks…
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Safety tips for the holiday season

With the holidays and colder weather approaching, we wanted to take this opportunity to offer some helpful tips and information to keep you and your family trauma free this season! Exterior Decorating Decorating for the holidays has become more extravagant. There are more exterior decorations than ever before. If you are going to decorate outside,…
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