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How To Stay Safe This Halloween

Remember when the only challenge you had at Halloween was which superhero your child wanted to be? It’s a whole new world out there these days with everything from candy concerns to clown threats. What’s a trick-or-treater to do when all he or she wants is to come home with a bag full of loot […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Stay Safe This Halloween

4 Steps to Prevent the Spread of Flu in the Office

Every year, American businesses lose billions of dollars in sick days….and guess what one of the biggest culprit is: You guessed it, the flu. Experts also estimate that the economy will lose about $20 billion in productivity to workers who are influenced by the flu. Besides the flu shot, which we highly recommend getting, there are steps […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Prevent the Spread of Flu in the Office

DOT Exams in Connecticut for Commercial Drivers; What You Need to Know

Are you thinking of driving a commercial vehicle for a living? The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires that applicants and holders of Commercial Drivers Licenses be physically examined every two years. Certain ride share services such as Uber and Lyft also require that you take the DOT physical exam as well. […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on DOT Exams in Connecticut for Commercial Drivers; What You Need to Know

Why Bees are More Aggressive in the Fall

Have you noticed a lot more aggressive bee’s buzzing around these days? And stinging more?  It’s not your imagination, it’s for real.

Late summer into early fall is the height of “angry bee” season. Emerging from hibernation in early summer, bees and wasps usually max out their living space as fall is just beginning, and sometimes […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Bees are More Aggressive in the Fall

Heat Related Illnesses: How to Avoid Them

2017 is proving to be one of the hottest summers in a very long time. As summer is the season for outdoors activities, be sure you are aware of heat related illnesses caused by spending prolonged periods of time in the sun. These illnesses can include heat cramps, dehydration, heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke. Fortunately, all […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Heat Related Illnesses: How to Avoid Them

7 Tips for Staying Safe Around Fireworks

The fourth of July is one of the most celebrated weekends of the year. People are traveling, firing up the grill, spending time with friends and family, and watching fireworks. Unfortunately for some families, this holiday can also include a trip to the emergency room. Staying safe around fireworks should be high priority, when setting them off […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Tips for Staying Safe Around Fireworks

5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About College Vaccines

Is your child about to go off to college in the fall? There will be things you will no longer be able to control- typical college life things such as poor diet (remember “the freshman 15?), lack of sleep, over-work, and perhaps, for some, a slight dip into the partying scene. Unfortunately, these are things […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About College Vaccines

How to Avoid Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

We love summer! That being said, for many, spending more time outdoors means more chances of acquiring that pesky poison ivy and poison oak. One can easily find themselves with itchy red rashes, swelling and even blistering if they don’t know what to avoid and how.

Poison ivy has hairy vines and a viney growth […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Avoid Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

How to Avoid Getting Bitten by a Deer Tick

This time of the year, ticks are a very real threat in the Connecticut and New England area. If you are hiking, or spending time outdoors in a grassy or wooded area, there is a large chance you could be bit by a deer tick. Here’s the good news: With precautions, you can avoid getting […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Avoid Getting Bitten by a Deer Tick

7 Steps to Relieve Spring Allergies

Spring has sprung! For months we’ve been anticipating the warmer weather, getting outdoors more, and blooming flowers. But for one in four Americans, spring also triggers seasonal allergies, an immune system response that transforms  allergy sufferers into congested, itchy sneeze machines. Plus, thanks to a precipitation-heavy winter, experts are predicting a particularly severe spring pollen season. We’d […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Steps to Relieve Spring Allergies
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