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Yikes! It’s Summer!

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Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick…or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common sense ways to avoid or treat them,” said Dr. Jennifer Caudle.

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Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer Awareness Month, skin cancer detection, skin cancer education, Skin Cancer Prevention, skin cancer awareness, skin cancer PSA

Stay Sun Smart This Summer!

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Did you know that skin cancer is highly preventable? Because May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we want to highlight the fact that our lifestyle choices contribute greatly to our chances of getting skin cancer. The most preventable risk factor for all skin cancers is sun exposure.

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Fashion, Back Pain, sore legs, Plane, Travel, Memorial Day Weekend, Memorial Day, car, trip

Avoid Pain on Your Travels This Summer

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American Chiropractic Association offers tips to avoid muscle soreness when traveling

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Drowning, Drowning Death, drowning prevention , Electric Shock, Electricity, Water Safety, Pool Safety, Swimming, Swimming Safety

Don’t Be Shocked! Keep Your Family Safe Around Pools and Lakes This Summer

A UAB engineer provides information about the risks and prevention methods associated with electric shock drowning in fresh bodies of water.

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Parasite, Toxoplasma Gondii, Toxoplasma, Toxoplasmosis, Cryptosporidium, Cryptosporidiosis, SU, Memorial Day Weekend, Memorial Day. Outdoor Cooking, Foodborne disease, Waterborne Illness

Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections

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Mosquito Bite, Tick Bite, Summer, Bee Stings, Disease, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Lyme Disease

After a Wet Winter, Insects Appear with a Vengeance

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While many insects pose no threat to us, some are cause for concern.

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TICKS 101: How to Avoid, Identify and Respond to Ticks this Summer

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Spring is here and summer is near, and with the increase in warm weather comes bloodsuckers. No, not vampires, but to some they cause just as much dread. It’s time for ticks, the long lost cousins of spiders and scorpions and the brothers of mites, to have their season, and Dr. John Abbott, director of museum research & collections at The University of Alabama Museums, has the low-down on what types are prevalent in the South, what they do, the dangers they pose, how to avoid them and what to do if bitten by one.

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Drought, northeast regional climate center, Cornell University, Weather, Meteorology, Summer

Drought Doubt Lingers with Warm Summer Predictions

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CPR, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Bystander CPR, Resuscitation, Drowning, Cardiac Arrest, American Red Cross, Emergency Medicine, Trauma Medicine, Neurology, COMA, Vegetative State, Death, Automated External Defibrillator, study finding

Three Little Letters That Could Make You A Big Hero At the Beach This Summer: CPR

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New study shows that bystander CPR is associated with favorable neurological survival for drowning victims in cardiac arrest

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Dermatology, Sunscreen, Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Sun Protection, broad spectrum, water resistant, Dermatologist

Research Highlights Common Sunscreen Mistakes

Sunscreen can be a valuable tool for skin cancer prevention — but only if it’s used correctly. When applying sunscreen, many people make mistakes that could compromise their protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, which may increase their risk of skin cancer.







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