PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s Thanksgiving Day, and this is a great opportunity for families to get together throughout the United States.
Of course, there are issues that can come up by virtue of the fact that a significant portion of our country is traveling the highways and byways.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
The most important health information that I can offer is to make sure that you wear seatbelts whenever driving and that you have the entire family buckled up.
In addition, if you plan to drive, avoid alcohol. Make sure you have a designated driver.READ MORE: Double Shooting In Eastwick Kills 25-Year-Old Man, Wounds Pregnant Woman: Police
The other point that I always make on Thanksgiving Day is to enjoy the day and not feel that this is a day when you need to begin dieting.
My suggestion is that you don’t overdo it, but at the same time, sit down and enjoy your meal.MORE NEWS: 'I Want To Go To Class': Philadelphia Students, Parents On Edge As Possible SEPTA Strike Could Force Virtual Learning
Essentially, enjoy the day and give yourself a reward.