Menís health was the next focus of the month. May was womenís health month, which focused on the types of foods women should focus on and what tests and regular screenings need to be done. The menís health focus was on similar things, talking about prostate and colon cancer, eating enough protein and avoiding cholesterol.
General sun safety was also addressed, with an emphasis on hats, sunscreen and hydration. It is recommended that people drink at least eight full glasses of water a day, more when you are outside longer or actively engaged.
June 1-7 was headache week, which focused on the various causes of headaches, what medication is available and how to possibly avoid getting them.
Other focuses for the month included vision safety and research, home safety, scleroderma, aphasia, cancer survivors and this week, June 22-28, is dedicated to Helen Keller, the deaf and blind.
For more information on any of these topics, visit the Utah Department of Health website at http://health.utah.gov/ or the Davis County Department of Health website at http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/health.