How to Have Fun and Avoid the ER this 4th of July

A barbeque, some beer and fireworks – sounds pretty good, right? With the 4th of July rapidly approaching, many of us will be dragging out our grills, gathering our friends and…

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Sharecare Top 5: Tips for a Safe, Fun Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is a blast: What’s not to love about grilling, friends and fireworks? But if you’re not careful, minor mishaps can sideline your Independence Day celebration. Ensure…

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Heat Stroke: Know the Signs

Trust me, I get it – the sun is irresistible. Now that warm summer days are back, I love seeing people out in the sun spending time with their family…

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Lyme Disease on the Rise: How You Can Protect Yourself

This week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that Lyme disease is 10 times more common in the U.S. than we previously thought. They now estimate that a whopping…

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Save Your Eyes From Sun Damage

By now, you’ve heard me tell you all about the benefits of wearing sunscreen. But there’s a particularly sun-exposed part of our bodies that sunscreen can’t protect: Our eyes. Letting…

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The Hidden Dangers of Grilling

Barbecuing is one of the true joys of summertime. Who hasn’t enjoyed good company, perfect weather and good food made over hot coals or a gas fire – at home,…

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You Wanted to Know: Darker Skin and the Sun

We all love the feel of some summer rays, but don’t let the sun blind you. No matter what color your skin is, broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30…

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7 Healthy Road-Trip Tips

If you’re like me, it just doesn’t feel like summer without a vacation. Whether it’s a weekend away or months of adventure, the allure of that far-off destination is hard…

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Stay Fit Without Overheating

Like a lot of people, I exercise to keep myself healthy and because it makes me feel physically better and mentally less stressed. I’m a competitive triathlete, and I prefer…

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Sharecare Top 5: Summer Itches Causes and Cures

Sunburn, poison plants, and biting insects — hello summer! Venture into the great outdoors and you may come away with itchy, irritated skin. Here are five top causes of summer…

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