July is UV Safety Month, and it’s time to be aware of the sun’s good. As we enjoy the beautiful summertime weather, we need to keep in mind several issues about the effects of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. We need sunshine. It helps with our body’s production of Vitamin D and has been tied to issues of depression in some people who don’t get enough. However, overexposure to the sun can lead to a variety of health risks. You may be surprised about some of the specific dangers of sun exposure and how you can protect yourself.
Every season brings unique flavors – and cravings for different foods and drinks. But there’s hardly a season as inspiring as summer. That’s because there are so many great foods that come of season during summer, from corn on the cob to fresh fruits. And to beat the heat, it’s awesome to cool down with refreshing foods, from cool desserts to chilled beverages. With summer weather, it’s time to get outside – from the pool to the beach, from picnics to grilling – which means you need fresh ideas for food. Summer will be gone before you know it.
It’s been weeks since you had to use your shovel. The days are getting longer and temperatures are on the rise. This can mean only one thing—spring is here and summer is just around the corner! With this in mind you might be tempted to sign up for that tennis tournament going on this weekend or maybe head for the park for a game of basketball. Don’t reach for your racquet and head for the courts quite yet and hold off on picking teams for the basketball game. You may want some tips to ensure your summer experience is safe and injury-free.