Harvey's Health Hazards Will Continue During Cleanup

FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 — Hurricane Harvey is finally winding down, but residents and volunteers in the Houston area must remain on guard against health hazards that will continue during the cleanup effort, public health officials say.
Floodwater…
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Getting Fit as a Family

FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 — Getting the entire family involved in fitness is a great way to enjoy quality time and instill a love for exercise in kids at an early age.
These ideas will help you scale into activity in different ways.
One easy step is to…
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Health Highlights: Sept. 1, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA OKs New Antibacterial Drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave its approval to Vabomere, a new intravenous…
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Health Tip: Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm

– Thunder and lightning storms are a fixture of summer’s heat and humidity.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests how to stay safe when lightning is near:

As soon as you hear thunder, go inside, preferably in a safe…
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Health Tip: Food Safety for College Students

– As college kids head back to campus, it’s important to keep them aware of food safety.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services offers these suggestions to thwart food-borne illness:

Wash hands and surfaces often. Travel with hand…
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