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Fireworks Displays Spark Safety Concerns

What would the 4th of July be without fireworks to help add sparkle to the day’s festivities? Follow these do's and don'ts to stay safe.

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Pharmacy Tips: What’s the Difference Between Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers and Fever Reducers?

When suffering from mild to moderate pain, patients have several over-the-counter (OTC) options for treatment.

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How to Protect Yourself from one of the World’s Deadliest Killers

Recent research shows that mosquitoes are the number one killer of humans and responsible for the deaths of 725,000 people a year.

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Diving Into Pool Safety

Pool time is one of the most popular ways for families to escape the summer heat. Unfortunately, pool-related activities can be very dangerous for infants and small children. The CDC...

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting During Hurricane Season

With hurricane season upon us, pregnant women and families with small children need to take extra precautions to ensure that things go smoothly, whether evacuating or staying. This can be...

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How to be a Safe Grill Master

Are you itching to pull the cover off your grill and fire it up? Before you warm up those coals, keep these safety tips in mind before barbequing.

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Keep Your Cool with the Right Beverages at Jazz Fest

Whether at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, or any other music festival this spring, it’s important to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day. Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD, gives...

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Do You Suffer from these Golf-Related Injuries?

Playing golf can cause a variety of injuries. Read about some of the most common golf-related injuries physicians see.

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