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PREVENTING HEAT ILLNESS Heat-related illnesses occur when the body is unable to cool itself efficiently after exposure to heat stressors. As a supervisor, providing information for employees to minimize heat illness is key during hot days. If employees work outdoors or are exposed to the heat for extended periods, have them follow the recommended tips […]


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HEAT ILLNESS FACTS With the days already hot, it is important to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, which occur when the body is unable to cool itself efficiently after exposure to heat stressors. Heat illness is a serious medical condition that can lead to death if the body’s core temperature is not cooled down […]


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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT WEARING CONTACTS IN THE POOL We’ve all done it. It’s too much of a hassle to take them out beforehand, and who wants to look like a total noob wearing goggles the entire time you’re in the pool? Well, we spoke with Dr. Timothy Gibbons, optometrist at University of […]


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SMOOTHIES Having a smoothie is not only a refreshing and filling way to start the day, but it’s also an easy way to get some of your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Plus, you can experiment with different ingredients (flaxseeds, almond butter, carrots, mangoes, etc.) for greater nutrition and variety. Here are a […]


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 STAYING HYDRATED IN THE SUMMER HEAT Dehydration and heat stroke are dangerous conditions that can be life threatening if left untreated. These conditions are more common over the summer months, but can be easily prevented by proper planning and monitoring. Dehydration occurs when your body loses fluid that is not being adequately replaced. We lose […]