Category Archives: Healthy Living

Stopping the spread of sickness between children during winter

Winter is here. With the change in weather comes an increase in colds and flu. Especially amongst children. If you work in a childcare center, keeping kids healthy during the winter should be a number one priority. And of course, …
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Keeping Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season, as wonderful as it is, isn’t known for being the healthiest. Temperatures are cold, schedules are busy, and food is often unhealthy. All of this takes a toll on the human body. Now, some of the holiday …
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Childcare First Aid Checklist

Every parent is nervous the first time they leave their child in the care of someone else. They feel a loss of control. They worry about safety. As a childcare provider, you need to be extra cautious when it comes …
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The Importance of Safety

Safety shouldn’t need to be defended. It should be a given. And yet, safety is constantly ignored. Accidents happen far too often because safety is ignored. That’s why employers pay over $1 billion per week in workman’s compensation. But money …
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Basic Life Support Skills That You Should Know

If someone asked you to name a lifesaving skill, the first thing you’d likely say is CPR. After all, heart disease is the leading cause of death, and CPR deals directly with it. Also, whenever someone is saving another person’s …
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Why Exactly is the Heart So Important?

We all know the heart is very important. Hopefully. In case you somehow didn’t know, the heart is very, very important. If it stops functioning (such as during cardiac arrest), your body begins systematically shutting down. But how? What exactly …
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Happiness and the Heart – Why It’s So Good to Feel Good

Happiness is underrated. Smiling, laughter, and a worry free mind are rewards in themselves. It feels good to, well, feel good. But the benefits of joy are much deeper. Being happy is actually good for your health, especially your heart. …
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The Heart: A Complex System of the Human Body

The heart is one of the most complex and arguably the most vital organ contained within the human body. Although most can say that the heart pumps blood (a given fact about the human anatomy – a concept depended upon …
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Alarming Heart Health Statistics

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US? Your heart is at the center of your body’s functions. When it has problems, your life is very much at risk. It’s important to understand …
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I’ve Survived a Heart Attack. What Now?

A heart attack is a terrifying experience that only a person who has had one can truly understand. The good news is 90% of people survive their first heart attack. However, once you’ve had one, you’re now at a higher …
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