Monthly Archives: July 2015

4 tips for taming back-to-school stress

Beating the stress of back to school: what you can do to help your anxious student (BPT) – Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you’re not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult. For almost three months, you have felt free from the structure of…

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Seniors: Safety tips to help you weather summer storms and heat

Seniors: Safety tips to help you weather summer storms and heat (BPT) – Flooding, extreme heat, drought, thunderstorms, lightning and hurricanes: For all its sun and fun, summer weather can be dangerous. This time last year, we saw record-breaking temperatures, rainfall and drought across the country. While everyone should be aware of summer weather dangers,…

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What you might not know about summer hydration

What you might not know about summer hydration (BPT) – Summer is the time for outdoor fun and activities, but as temperatures rise, staying properly hydrated becomes even more important. Even if you are not engaged in strenuous activity, you will sweat more in the heat and humidity. Even mild activity will increase your body…

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Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat (BPT) – Staying cool during summer heat isn’t just a question of comfort for senior citizens, it’s a matter of good health. High temperatures can lead to serious heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and older people are at greater risk, no matter…

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