As the temperatures stay consistently warm, summer activities abound. This month’s Healthy Conversation features a few topics on summer safety. Lt. Col. Steven Tobler is Chief of Preventative Medicine at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson. We start by talking about some of the most common safety issues when it comes to summertime.

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For more information:

Centers for Disease Control: Spring and Summer Outdoor Safety
Colorado State University: Colorado Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
American Academy of Pediatrics: Summer Safety Tips
Skin Cancer Foundation Sun Protection

 

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