June is National Safety Month
Information on teen driving, child safety seats, household injuries, prevention and education.
Tips to a Safe and Successful Physical Activity Program
Whether your goal is to control your weight or just to feel healthier, becoming physically active is a step in the right direction. Take advantage of the health benefits that regular exercise can offer and make physical activity a part of your lifestyle. But do it safely.
This Month's Health Tip:
Wear your seat belt.
Statistics show that seat belts add to longevity and help alleviate potential injuries in car crashes:
- In a crash, safety belts keep people in their seats, avoiding more serious injury or even death.
- Air bags, combined with safety belts, offer maximum protection. Air bags protect you only in head-on crashes.
- In vehicles with a passenger-side air bag, put your baby in the back seat. An air bag could injure a rear-facing infant in the front seat.
- Pregnant women should always wear safety belts, being sure to position the lap belt low across the hips.
June is also:
National Aphasia Awareness Month
Men's Health Week: June 10-16
Men's Health Information - Experts say the risk for many diseases can be reduced with a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise, not smoking and a low-fat diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Men also should talk with their doctors to set up a schedule of preventive screening exams that can help detect diseases at their earliest, most treatable stages.
June Birthdays, Anniversaries and/or Milestones:
Happy Birthday to:
- Mary - June 3
- Dena - June 6
- Balogun Davies Olatunde - June 12
- Bobster - June 22
- Sheryl and Mac - June 17
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