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Caron Chiropractic Wishes Everyone A Safe and Happy 4th Of July

Here it is, the Fourth of July, that pivotal turning point for summer.  Who doesn’t want to be outside, sunbathing, swimming, playing catch on the beach or just barbequing in the backyard?  While summer means fun in the sun, make sure you’re not getting too much of a good thing.  Avoid consequences of overexposure to the sun like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin cancer, including melanoma by practicing proper sun protection.

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Surviving The Hot Weather

Continued from Part 1 Surviving The Hot Weather

Heat illness is the third most common cause of death in athletes behind cardiac and head injuries, but is distinguished from these other causes because it is entirely preventable. Proper awareness, prevention, and treatment will hopefully decrease the approximately 400 deaths per year in the United States.

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Sunscreen Safety

This summer has been especially brutal, with heat waves sending temperatures soaring in 20 states and breaking more than 170 all-time warmth records. According to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center, the first half of 2012 has been the warmest on record for the U.S. mainland since record keeping began in 1895.

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