Think Safety Blog

Sqwincher - Hydration is Knowledge

Posted by Dennis Dougherty on 29th Jun 2016

Every second you're on the job, you're losing the important fluids and nutrients that keep your body operating at full capacity. Hydration is your body's ability to manage this loss and return to its … read more
3 C's of Hands Only CPR

3 C's of Hands Only CPR

Posted by Dennis Dougherty on 23rd Jun 2016

CHECK - Tap and Shout to see if the patient is responsive.CALL - If no response, Call 911 or your emergency response number.COMPRESS - Push hard and fast in the center of the chest with minimal interr … read more

Dehydration: Risks and Myths

Posted by JANE E. BRODY on 9th May 2016

Truth to tell, sometimes I don’t follow my own advice, and when I suffer the consequences, I rediscover why I offer it. I’ve long recommended drinking plenty of water, perhaps a glass with every me … read more

Foods Loaded With Sugar, Salt and Fat? Bring It

Posted by STEPHANIE STROM on 25th Apr 2016

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Dark chocolate is in. So, too, is beef jerky. And full-fat ice cream? You bet.Driven by fast-changing definitions of what is healthy to eat, people are turning to foods they shun … read more

Ask Well: Does Skipping Breakfast Cause Weight Gain?

Posted by ANAHAD O'CONNOR on 11th Mar 2016

The food industry has promoted this claim for decades to sell breakfast cereal. But rigorous scientific studies have found no evidence that it’s true.The idea that a hearty breakfast is good for your … read more