FYI

Health Tip: How to Safely Roast a Turkey

-- Turkey will be on the dinner table of a great many Americans this month.

After buying and thawing your turkey, it's time to cook it. Before you do, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has advice for keeping you and loved ones safe:

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Health Tip: Managing Financial Stress

-- More than three-quarters of Americans say money is a significant cause of stress for them, says the American Psychological Association.

To help manage financial stress, the association encourages people to:

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Health Tip: Do's and Don'ts for Calling 911

-- Some 240 million calls are made to 911 in the United States each year, says the National Emergency Number Association.

If you or a loved one needs law enforcement, firefighters or emergency medical help, call that number right away.

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Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements

-- Pre-workout supplements are the buzz around many gyms and athletic facilities. But before you chug these products and start exercising, it's important that you know more about the supplements.

Cleveland Clinic offers this advice about these products:

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Health Tip: A Well-Stocked First-Aid Kit

-- A first-aid kit can help you after an injury or in an emergency. So keeping a first-aid kit in both your car and home is good practice, says Mayo Clinic.

Mayo mentions these must-have items for a first-aid kit:

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Health Tip: Ridesharing Safety

-- Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have become very popular in recent years. Though most companies conduct background checks on prospective drivers, you should still take precautions when using these services, says LIM College.

When ridesharing, the school urges you to:

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Health Tip: Treating Post-Nasal Drip

-- That persistent tickle in the back of your throat may be diagnosed as post-nasal drip, says Harvard Medical School.

It mentions these common treatment options for the condition:

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Health Tip: Autumn Driving Safety

-- Wet leaves, fog, sun glare, frost and wildlife are some of the driving hazards that motorists encounter each Autumn, says the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

To stay safe while driving at this time of year, PennDot encourages you to:

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