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August 17, 2012

Chance a school aged child will get lice: One in 10

Lice are a common nuisance for families with children in school. In fact, one study…

July 14, 2012

What is your EMR costing you?

Your Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is a number used by insurance companies to estimate past…

July 13, 2012

Keep the Kids Active to Ward Off Summer Blues

A break from hectic routines can be a good thing for anyone, including children.

June 18, 2012

Cell phones: not worth the distraction

As of May 2012, talking or texting on the phone while driving in Florida is…

May 16, 2012

How to handle the heat

When temperatures rise, outdoor exercise can be a challenge. Here’s a breakdown on staying cool…

April 13, 2012

Four Steps to Better Endurance

Races are a popular way to raise money for causes and cures, but getting out…

March 15, 2012

New Study Published on Bike Safety

Just how much protection can a bicycle helmet provide in an accident? Up to 470…