With over 7,400 swimming pools and 1,300 public beaches in New York, many people are starting to head to the water for the summer months. However, it’s important that we consider water safety while we’re having our fun in the sun.
More than 18 million American adults, or 7.5 percent of the adult population, are unable to walk a quarter mile or find it very difficult to do so, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many with mobility issues are seniors. But losing mobility doesn’t mean you should stop living life.
Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes your attention away from the road. Texting and talking on the phone divert your attention away from driving and significantly increase the risks of a serious accident occurring. In just one year, Long Island has seen a 27% increase in the number of fatalities caused by distracted driving.
Each February, millions of people come together to celebrate National Cancer Prevention Month to raise awareness about cancer and ways to safeguard health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable approach for regulating disease.