Sun Risk Management Blog
Live Well, Work Well – July 2017
Simple Summer Activities Your Kids Are Sure to Love
Summer is often filled with outdoor parties, warm weather and no school. Unfortunately, the arrival of summer can bring stress for many parents as they search for ways to keep their kids happy, healthy, engaged and safe without breaking the bank.
Listed below are a few simple—and inexpensive—summer activities that you and your children can do together this summer.
Do You Know Seizure First Aid?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 10 people may have a seizure in their lifetime. A seizure is a change in the brain’s electrical activity that can cause a variety of symptoms, including violent shaking, falling and losing bodily control. However, because there are different types of seizures, symptoms can vary.
Knowing proper seizure first aid is important so that you can help keep a person who is having a seizure safe and prevent further injury. General seizure first aid includes the following:
For other seizure first-aid tips, please visit the CDC’s webpage.
1 pound ground turkey (85 percent lean, 15 percent fat)
2 medium onions
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
¼ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp. parsley
Makes: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving)
Grilling Safety Reminders for Your Summer BBQ
Though grilling is an extremely popular way to prepare food in the summer, it can also be dangerous. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, gas and charcoal grills account for an average of 10 deaths and 100 injuries annually. Additionally, the National Fire Protection Association reports that an average of 8,900 home fires are caused by grilling each year.
This year, keep the following safety suggestions in mind when you go to fire up your grill: