010722 Fire Prevention-How to prepare your home for wildfires

Fire prevention Topics in this easy to read and comprehend reminder/recommendation guide include: Vegetation management Home ignition zones Landscaping and maintenance Fire resistive construction Roofing and vents Decks and porches Siding and windows Be prepared Emergency responder access Home address legible and easy to see Wide driveways, at least 12 feet wide and at least … Continue reading 010722 Fire Prevention-How to prepare your home for wildfires

300722 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Extreme Heat

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Extreme Heat Español (Spanish) What happens to the body as a result of exposure to extreme heat? People suffer heat-related illness when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. The body normally cools itself by sweating. But under some conditions, sweating just isn’t enough. In such cases, a person’s body … Continue reading 300722 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Extreme Heat

300722 Protect Yourself From the Dangers of Extreme Heat

Protect Yourself From the Dangers of Extreme Heat The effects of rising temperatures and extreme heat result in numerous illnesses and deaths each year. For many people, warm weather is a time for fun-filled outdoor activities. However, hot weather and outdoor activities don’t always mix well, especially during periods of extreme heat— times when temperatures … Continue reading 300722 Protect Yourself From the Dangers of Extreme Heat

290722 Adaptation of bone to exercise part six of six

Exercise suggestions Bone is connective tissue. When stressed it deforms under the load. Osteoblasts-bone growth cells- migrate to the surface of the bone to counteract the strain caused by this external weight. Because of this activity, bones grow stronger due to the bending, compressive, and torsional loads and the muscular contractions at the tendinous insertion … Continue reading 290722 Adaptation of bone to exercise part six of six

220722 Adaptation of bone to exercise part five of six

Bone is connective tissue. When stressed it deforms under the load. Osteoblasts-bone growth cells- migrate to the surface of the bone to counteract the strain caused by this external weight. Because of this activity, bones grow stronger due to the bending, compressive, torsional loads and the muscular contractions at the tendinous insertion points.

150722 Adaptation of bone to exercise part four of six

Bone is a connective tissue. When stressed it deforms under the load. Osteoblasts-bone growth cells- migrate to the surface of the bone to counteract the strain caused by this external weight. Because of this activity, bones grow stronger due to the bending, compressive, torsional loads, and the muscular contractions at the tendinous insertion points.