Occupational Medical Care will share Health News from time to time.

Our goal is to provide our community with the tools and information to achieve a Healthier Lifestyle. 

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July 13, 2017

Need an incentive to eat healthier? A new study suggests that people who make even small tweaks in their diet to make it healthier over time may live longer.

June 28, 2017

Heat exhaustion happens when your body gets too hot. If you don’t treat heat exhaustion, it can lead to heatstroke. This occurs when your internal temperature reaches at least 104°F. Heatstroke is much more serious than heat exhaustion. It cause shock, organ failure, o...

June 26, 2017

Each of my picks has fewer than 200 calories — and most have far less. Many come in single-serve styles, such as cones, bars and sandwiches, making it even easier to keep tabs on what you’re eating. Because eyeballing a ½-cup scoop of ice cream is a serious exercise in...

June 22, 2017

Only female yellow jackets sting. The male drones do not sting. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, an estimated 95 percent of all insect stings are from either a yellow jacket or a bee.

Yellow jackets tend to sting children more often than anyone else...

National Hurricane Center recommendations for items to have on hand in case the storm keeps you house-bound.

June 19, 2017

The American Heart Association is launching a new campaign that calls for training U.S. workers to respond appropriately to workplace cardiac emergencies and also for public access to AEDs, automated external defibrillators. 

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June 13, 2017

Dry drowning usually happens soon after exiting the water, but with secondary drowning, there can be a delay of up to 24 hours before the person shows signs of distress.

Both can cause trouble breathing and, in worst-case scenarios, death.

June 6, 2017

Yep, it's a gross subject, but a necessary one during the dog days of  a southern summer.

June 1, 2017

There's no one solution that will work for everybody, of course, so instead, we've rounded up suggestions from eight sleep experts. At the very least, it's something to read next time you can't sleep.

May 31, 2017

Ever convinced yourself that buying a hula hoop or picking up aerial gymnastics is just the thing to get back in shape?

You're not alone.

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Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

June 28, 2017

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