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Steer Clear of Poison Ivy

Steer Clear of Poison Ivy

Poison ivy is a common weed that grows almost everywhere in the continental United States. It can grow as a vine, a shrub or a single plant but has certain characteristics that make it easily recognizable. Learn how to recognize and avoid poison ivy and, if you are exposed to it, learn how to minimize the reaction and treat the itchy rash it can cause.
8/24/2018 By UH

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Understanding Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Understanding Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness that primarily affects young children. Learn to recognize the symptoms, how to treat it at home and when to see a doctor.
8/24/2018 By UH

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The Buzz about Bees

The Buzz about Bees

Bee stings are a common concern for children and adults alike. Most of the time, a bee sting is just an annoyance but for some, the venom can lead to an allergic reaction that can range from mild to life-threatening. Learn how to avoid getting stung and what to do if you are.
8/15/2018 By UH

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First Aid for Common Summertime Injuries

First Aid for Common Summertime Injuries

Summertime cuts, bumps and bruises are often minor and don’t require a trip to the doctor – but sometimes, medical treatment is required. Learn how to treat minor injuries at home and when to seek professional help.
7/3/2018 By UH

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Head-to-Toe Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Head-to-Toe Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Chest pain, shortness of breath, persistent high fever, uncontrolled bleeding and sudden severe pain are symptoms that send most people t...

2/21/2018 By UH

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