Category: Holiday Health & Safety

How to Keep Holiday Stress from Harming Your Heart

How to Keep Holiday Stress from Harming Your Heart

Emergency room doctors have coined the term “Christmas coronary” to describe the more than 30 percent increase in heart attacks and heart-related problems that occur during the holidays.

How to Play with Knives and Fire and Not Cook Your Goose on Turkey Day

How to Play with Knives and Fire and Not Cook Your Goose on Turkey Day

We know why you guys like the fall holiday season. Besides feasting and football, there are legitimate reasons to play with fire and knives. So here’s what you need to know to prevent and treat burns and cuts.

When New Year’s Resolutions Go Wrong

When New Year’s Resolutions Go Wrong

  “Quick. Where’s the nearest Emergency Room?” When New Year’s Resolutions Go Wrong Happy New Year! Are you one of the 45 percent of Americans who make a resolution every year? Good for you on making the commitment to improve your health, wealth, well-being, relationships, home or whatever your goal is for 2016. Just remember …

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Avoid Not-So-Merry Mishaps — Put Safety First This Holiday Season

Avoid Not-So-Merry Mishaps — Put Safety First This Holiday Season

Roughly 5,000 to 6,000 are injured in some type of fall — from a ladder (about half), off the roof or off of furniture they are standing on to hang indoor decorations up high. C’mon, fess up. You know you’ve done it.v