For Your Health Newsletter-June 2010

posted Jun 24, 2010, 5:57 AM by Sara@LS
Tips & Techniques to help you live a healthy, happy and productive life.
In this Issue:  Fireworks Safety, Fitness Goals When Traveling, Safe & Green Homemade Household Cleaners, Ways to Beat Summer Heat, Signs of Dehydration and Vitamin D. 

Fireworks Safety-Both Bystanders and Users Suffer Fireworks Injuries

The bright colors and loud noises of firecrackers,bottle rockets, sparklers, and other fireworks are often irresistible to kids.  But every year, adults and children alike pay a price for using them. During 2004 alone, an estimated 9,600 people capped off their personal fireworks displays with a trip to the emergency department, and about 40% of all fireworks-related injuries occurred among kids under 15 years of age. Although the number of fireworks injuries has declined significantly in recent years, both fireworks users and bystanders suffer many injuries every year, say researchers from Children's Hospital and Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.  Using data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), researchers examined fireworks-related injuries that.....

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