Health Advocate Blog

Category - Safety Tips

Get the facts on sun protection

Summer is finally under way, and you may be looking forward to getting outside more often to get the seasonal “glow” of a tan. While sunlight is essential for vitamin D production, prolonged exposure can be dangerous...

Protecting yourself from tick-borne illnesses

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and since it is now peak tick season for many parts of the country, this is a good opportunity to refresh your understanding of how to prevent tick bites and avoid the illnesses they...

Stay out of the ER this summer!

When you’re in the moment of enjoying the great outdoors, it’s easy to overlook common safety hazards. Here are a few precautions to keep in mind: Avoid overheating! In high temperatures, anyone can be at risk for heat...