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Pool Parasite Warning

June 29, 2015

Cryptosporidium (“Crypto“) is the most common waterborne parasite in the US. While it can be found in drinking water, this summer, you should watch out for crypto in pools. With a hard protective shell, the parasite cryptosporidium can survive in chlorinated water for 10 days. How do you know if a pool is safe? 2 […]

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Please Cleanse Safely!

August 19, 2014

Pinterest is a great place to find health tips, easy, healthy recipes, exercise plans, and even motivation to keep you going. But you need to use a discerning eye—pinners tend to be an overzealous crowd and I’ve seen a few trends taking off that aren’t really safe, or require a bit more caution. Cleanses and […]

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Camping is great summer fun, especially as we head toward fall and hot summer days start to burn off into something a little cooler. But health and safety should still be priority one, so here are 4 things to remember: 1) Brain Eating Amoebas are still a concern. All over the south, Kansas, and even […]

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We’ve had a pretty good summer so far—for the first time in three years, food poisoning hasn’t dominated the headlines. But it’s still early, and a big picnic holiday is coming up. Here’s how to host a healthy and safe Independence Day. Start With Hand Washing: The vast majority of foodborne illness can be prevented […]

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We are only a few years away from having to fight several serious diseases without much help from modern medicine. Unless there’s a breakthrough, tuberculosis, malaria, pneumonia, and other life-threatening illnesses will be bigger than ever be before. Just take a weakened immune system, and add: -A bigger global population, with many choosing to live […]

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