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Summer is right around the corner and everyone is breaking out their bathing suits and flip-flops. 
 

When it comes to rashes, many people find themselves not wanting to talk about their symptoms. But in the case of a more serious rash, like athlete's foot, it's important to be able to talk to a doctor about your symptoms. Athlete's foot is a very common, itchy red rash between the toes. While easily treated, athlete's foot can become a more serious problem if left untreated.

In today's society, employers are required by law to provide a safe environment for their employees. These restrictions and regulations are in place to allow employees to do their jobs without risk of injury or illness. While occupational health should be main concern among employers, there are still some common misconceptions regarding workplace safety.

Do you have itchy, dry, red skin? You may have a rash. A rash describes any sort of inflammation or discoloration of the skin. While unpleasant, rashes are not uncommon. There are many causes of rashes and no one rash is the same. Even though rashes are common, there are certain instances when rashes require immediate medical attention.

No matter how old your kids are, spring break is always exciting. Whether you're planning a family vacation or your teen is going away with friends, spring break is a great way to get away and have some fun. However, spring break vacations also come with health risks and hazards. To avoid your family having to receive emergency care, consider these safety tips.

Playing sports is a great option for kids, teens, and young adults who want to stay healthy and make friends. Whether it's a school sport, a local league, or just playing with friends on the weekend, sports are a great way to stay active, meet people with similar interests, and overall just have fun.

Nowadays if people don't feel well they usually just Google their symptoms. And while the internet can be a powerful tool, it isn't a trained medical expert. Fortunately, urgent care clinics are great places to go if you feel unwell and can treat a multitude of injuries and illnesses. Symptoms like pain, nausea, and vomiting are all valid reasons to make a trip to your local urgent care.

You rush into an urgent care clinic with what you think is a broken arm. They take you in for some quick x-rays down the hall and then tell you to wait for a doctor. The door opens and the doctor walks in with your x-ray results. He tells you that you have a fracture in your radius. You sigh in relief, thinking you broke it for sure. 

One of the most dreaded illnesses of the winter season is the flu. Often leaving victims in bed for days, the flu affects millions of people every year. And this year, flu season got off to a strong and nasty start. But people commonly mistake the flu for a common cold and vice versa. Because of that, this article is going to discuss how to tell the difference between a cold and the flu.

When it comes to preventing occupational health hazards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plays a big role. OSHA was established to create and regulate safety standards in the workplace. But even with these regulations in place, there are still thousands of workplace injuries each year.

If you're an active person, you probably don't let the winter weather stop you from getting a good workout in. In fact, many people like working out outside in the winter to escape the feeling of being cooped up inside. So while it's great to get outside and be active, winter weather increases the chances of getting injured.

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