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CDCChronic 15h
Tip for a : If you use both insect repellent and sunscreen, apply sunscreen first. After you come inside, check clothing, body, and pets for ticks. More strategies here:
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“All my information in one secure place. I created a account for fast access to claims and more.”
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If it's not treated quickly, heat exhaustion can lead to serious injury and even death. If you see someone suffering from heat illness, here's how to help them:
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Medicare has finished mailing new Medicare cards. If you didn't get your sign in to your account to print your card or see your number. Don’t have a account? Create one today at .
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CDC Division for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Jun 24
The only way to know whether you have high is to measure it. Have a conversation with your team about what your numbers mean and how to accurately monitor your blood pressure at home.
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CDCChronic Jun 24
Enjoy the summer and stay healthy all season long! Follow these 6 tips to prevent chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some forms of cancer.
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Enjoying time outdoors with the grandkids this summer? Avoid tick and mosquito bites by using bug spray, long sleeves, long pants, socks, and wide-brimmed hats.
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NIH ADEAR Center Jun 24
is a great time to catch up on any health-related tasks you’ve been meaning to get to, such as getting your recommended . Visit NIA to learn about some shots that are typically recommended for older adults.
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CDC Cancer Jun 24
Before you head out today, take a minute to check the expiration date on your sunscreen. Sunscreen without an expiration date has a shelf life of no more than three years, but its shelf life is shorter if it has been exposed to high temperatures.
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OIG at HHS Jun 23
Scam Alert: Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes.
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CDC Cancer Jun 21
Before you take your selfie this protect your skin with sunscreen, shade, a wide-brimmed hat, clothing that covers, and sunglasses this. Share your look with a !
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NIDDK Jun 21
Live healthier and longer with 30 minutes of physical activity each day. Get active and shift the balance.
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Have fun in the sun–and stay safe! 🌞 From sunscreen to shade, here are some ways to protect your skin this :
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Happy ! If you’re enjoying time outside this summer, remember to pack your sunscreen, hat and water. More tips for a : . ☀⛱🌊
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can help you stay independent as you get older (not to mention keep up with the grandkids)! Check out this fact sheet for :
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HRSA Jun 21
Stay safe this summer! See how you can prevent poisoning from insects, snakes and household items by visiting our summer safety toolkit:
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NIH ADEAR Center Jun 20
DYK Americans are living longer than previous generations? Find tips on from NIA.
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Summer is almost here! For share your favorite summer vacation memory with us!
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Temperatures are rising across the country–and so is the risk for heat-related illnesses like heat stroke. If someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, seek medical help.
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