You know the basics of living a healthy lifestyle. Eat right. Visit your doctor regularly. Don?t be a couch potato. But there are some health hazards that are easy to miss?even though you deal with them every day.
Let the free Healthy Living package from the FDA Office of Women?s Health and the Federal Citizen Information Center help you spot these potential hazards to your health and learn how to protect yourself and your family.
Included in this package:
Sunscreens and Tanning. This fact sheet lists the risks involved with year-round sun exposure and explains how to defend against harmful rays. It also includes suggestions on how to sport a ?healthy? UV-free glow, compliments of popular sunless tanners and bronzers.
Contact Lens Care. Contact lenses are a welcome alternative to eyeglasses for vision correction. But before you use them, do you know about their proper care? This fact sheet describes the different types of lenses on the market and how to keep them clean and sanitary. It also explains various warning signs that indicate problems with different types of lenses.
Smoking ? Medicines to Help You. Now that you?ve decided to quit, do you know which method is best for you? This pamphlet explains different aids: patches, gums, sprays, pills?and lets you know which are available over-the-counter or require a doctor?s prescription.
Being healthy isn?t just about diet and exercise. Get helpful hints and other information to guard against health risks when you order your free Healthy Living package.