Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States among all people over 10 years old, and rates are on the rise. Understanding the warning signs and risk factors can help prevent suicides.

Read More »

Children and Athletes at Play on Toxic Turf and Playgrounds

Is your child playing on rubber instead of grass at the playground? The use of human-made surfaces on playgrounds has increased dramatically over the years. Developed during the 1960s primarily for athletic fields, these artificial surfaces were also part of a strategy to provide children with more opportunities for outdoor physical activity, particularly in the inner city where outdoor playgrounds were scarce.The first artificial turf (marketed as “Chemgrass”) was made of plastic, yet looked a lot like natural grass.

Read More »

What You Need to Know About the Flu

Flu is a virus which strikes 5 to 20% of the U.S. population every year. The best way to prevent the flu is through annual vaccination. Here is an overview of what you need to know to keep you and your loved ones healthy this flu season.

Read More »
Page 1 of 2112345...1020...Last »