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Resources You Can Use: Be Healthy Outside

Posted by on May 20th, 2024 Posted in: NLM Resources
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It’s that time of year again where people are getting outside and enjoying the weather. Whether it’s gardening at home, taking a hike in the woods, or spending time on the water, here are resources that can help you stay healthy and safe throughout the summer.

Fun in the Sun


  • Shade
  • Clothing
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Get started with Sun Exposure-MedlinePlus

Learn more on Sun Safety from the CDC

Water Safety

Whether you’re on the lake or in a pool, knowing how to stay safe in and around water is important for everyone.

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The Great Outdoors

Getting out into nature to hike, bike or more, learn about bug bites and plants that cause rashes before you go.

And while you’re taking time in nature, why not do some citizen science? Participate in birding activities, collect data on animals, support climate change projects and more.

Start here:

Learn more:

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NNLM Region 7
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
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Worcester, MA 01655
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This has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.

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