Monthly Archives: July 2017
In September of 2015, we wrote a blog about THE 5 MOST COMMON HOME ACCIDENTS AND HOW YOU CAN PREVENT THEM.
In that article, we reference several sources for you which can be found below. We want to add this nice resource that is accessible and reader-friendly, with larger font and compatible with screen-reader technology. The optimized guide also includes a printable PDF version to share to those who can't access the internet.
Mental illness is an often discussed medical condition that affects more people around us than we'll ever know.
In fact, 1 in 5 Americans experiences mental illness each year. Most of these people won't discuss their struggles with even their closest friends and family... let alone wear medical ID to identify their condition. But do you need to have a medical ID bracelet for mental illness? Continue reading
Few people would argue that summer is the perfect time for fun in the sun. From long lazy days on the lake to picnics in the park, summer is full of opportunities to play. As the mercury rises, however, so does the threat of heat exhaustion.
Today we wanted to talk about heat exhaustion so you know how to recognize it, treat it and most importantly, how to prevent it in the first place.
What is heat exhaustion?
People sometimes use this term without realizing that it means more than just being overheated. Heat exhaustion is a medical condition that comes after exposure to high temperatures. It has various stages and can lead to a life-threatening condition. Continue reading