Archive | July, 2017

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Keep Children Hydrated During Outdoor Play

Triple digit temperatures and heat advisories plague Texas summers. It’s especially critical for children to stay well-hydrated. They’re more susceptible to dehydration due to smaller skin surface areas and sweat glands that are not fully developed, making it more difficult for their bodies to cool themselves down. Also, children don’t always recognize the early stages […]

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Protect Your Health, Safety and Financial Well-Being While on Vacation

For many Texans, summer means trips to destinations both domestic and abroad. In fact, an all-time record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31, up from 224.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. Unfortunately, about 20 percent of people suffer from an illness or […]

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Manage Summer Stress with These Tips

Managing your family’s play, travel and work schedules during the summer can be stressful. According to United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings report, Texas ranks 5th in the U.S. when it comes to poor mental health days — days that people unfavorably assess their mental health, which can affect their well-being and quality of […]

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