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Dehydration Symptoms & Treatments

Dehydration occurs when your body does not have enough water. Our bodies run on water/fluids and we need them to maintain functioning. While most cases of dehydration are mild with few symptoms, extreme cases can be severe and should be treated immediately. Signs that you are dehydrated are: Extreme thirst Little to no urination/dark colored …

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Dehydration Symptoms & Treatments

Dehydration occurs when your body does not have enough water. Our bodies run on water/fluids and we need them to maintain functioning. While most cases of dehydration are mild with few symptoms, extreme cases can be severe and should be treated immediately. Signs that you are dehydrated are: Extreme thirst Little to no urination/dark colored …

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Snow Related Injuries

There has been substantial snow fall in Massachusetts with more on the way. We want to offer some tips to avoiding injuries when it comes to shoveling or driving in the snow. Make sure you are using a shovel properly. Hold as intended and do not excessive amounts Do not push yourself. When you try …

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You are lucky!

You live in New England where the arrival of Fall offers countless pleasurable opportunities to embark on the road to improved health. I’m talking about walking in the woods. There are hundreds of walks in and around the Boston area where you can enjoy the fresh, clean air, the autumn smells and the warm sunshine. …

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Water safety in the Summer

It’s HOT and everyone wants to cool down! What’s better in the summer than a trip to the beach? It’s fun for all ages, but certain precautions should be observed to ensure a safe as well as enjoyable time. Know the terrain – the depth of the pool, drop offs in a lake, currents in …

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Poison Ivy

“Leaves of three, let it be.” You may be familiar with this expression which describes the appearance of poison ivy, but if you are not, you will want to be aware of this plant, as touching or brushing against it can cause a very uncomfortable itchy rash. Poison Ivy can grow as a shrub or …

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Fun in the Sun

Summer is the time to be outside, whether you enjoy sports, walking, running, swimming or sitting on the porch with a good book. A few simple steps can enhance warm weather pleasure and minimize the possibility of injury or illness. We have heard these before, but they are always worth reviewing. Respect the power of …

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