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Ice hockey players should dress in layers, use the proper equipment and wear helmets to avoid injuries. (Photo: angel-beil/Instagram)

Use Your Head

Know Concussion Signs for Winter Sports Winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches, parents and players to recognize symptoms of a concussion and also help lessen
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It is possible to drink too much water and overhydrate, especially in the summer heat. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Don’t Overhydrate

Too Much Water May Leave You High & Dry Summer can be unbearable for some, especially when going without water. Staying hydrated while in the heat is almost common sense, but can too much water be a bad thing? “Most of us do need more water at this time of the year; but
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The flu season in the DMV can begin as early as October and last though May. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Flu Shots

Flu Season Is Sneaking Up on Us Each year, the flu season is a bit of a guessing game. Scientists must make educated guesses about which strains will be prevalent as they create the annual flu vaccine. Healthcare professionals try to guess when it will hit their communities – and
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