Health Advocate Blog

Category - Safety Tips

Prescription drugs: Follow safe usage tips

The rise in certain prescriptions for— and easier access to— pain relievers like opioids (Vicodin, OxyContin or Percocet), stimulants (Adderall, Ritalin) and sedatives/depressants used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders (Xanax, Valium) has led to...

Top tips to keep your food safe and avoid illness

Unfortunately, the food we eat to sustain and nourish ourselves and our families sometimes has the potential to make us sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 20 percent of people will get some form of food...

Tips to keep your student-athlete safe on the field

School is officially back in session, which means student-athletes are back to playing fall sports like soccer, football, cross country, field hockey, and cheerleading. Ensuring a healthy season for student-athletes isn’t just the responsibility of...