The Challenges and Considerations of CBD Oil at Camp

The Challenges and Considerations of CBD Oil at Camp

is the title of a November 2019 American Camping Association (ACA) The CampLine article by Tracey C. Gaslin. Gaslin writes, one of the growing medication challenges in the camp health world is cannabidiol (CBD) oil. An increasing number of camps are getting questions about this product — the legalities of use, the properties of the […]

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Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

According to November 5, 2019 press release, a first-ever Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) analysis provides comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). ACEs can include experiencing abuse, witnessing violence or substance misuse in the home, and having a parent in jail. Exposure to ACEs […]

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Mini-MAHCs

The Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) led by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a voluntary guidance document based on science and best practices that can help local and state authorities and the aquatics sector make swimming and other water activities healthier and safer. States and localities can use the MAHC to […]

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Safety and The Small Business

Safety and The Small Business

is the title of a September 22, 2019 Safety+Health Magazine article by Barry Bottino. Bottino states that just because small businesses may not have the same resources doesn’t mean a safety program is out of reach. The benefits of operating safely far outweigh the consequences of a serious incident: According to a 2015 Centers for […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) bullying is one type of youth violence that threatens young people’s well-being. Bullying can result in physical injuries, social and emotional difficulties, academic problems, self-harm, and even death. The harmful effects of bullying are frequently felt by others, including friends and families, and can hurt […]

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