Heat is a serious hazard for the construction industries. Under normal conditions, the human body builds up heat during exertion and then sweats to eliminate extra heat. However, if it’s hot enough or conditions generate more heat (i.e. working with hot asphalt or lifting heavy loads), the body cannot cool off fast enough. Too much […]
It’s never too late to get vaccinated for influenza, better known as the “flu”. While we ache for the start of Spring (seems like the ground hog was wrong about an early spring this year), we can’t forget that the flu and other seasonal communicable diseases are still lurking around. The flu season can extend […]
Misconceptions about influenza are almost as hard to overcome as the virus itself. Many of these myths are even common among those of us who should know better. Collected from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and other flu experts around the country, we’ll attempt to separate fact and fiction for you.
At one time or another, most of us have experienced the excruciating pain as we twist our body or a joint as a result of a fall or improper landing. Ankles are the most commonly sprained, but these tips can help you recover more quickly.