6 Positive Parenting Tips For A Happy Summer

6 Positive Parenting Tips For A Happy Summer

Parenting is tough during the best of times but particularly challenging during times of health and economic uncertainty. Children and teens are feeling the stress of social distancing, health safeguards, and activity disruption. Many feel afraid and anxious about the...
Strengthen Your Immune System by Focusing on the Basics

Strengthen Your Immune System by Focusing on the Basics

We are all looking for ways to protect our families and ourselves from COVID-19. Currently, the only defense from this extremely contagious virus is prevention: wash your hands often, wear a mask, don’t touch your face, practice social distancing, avoid crowds, and...
10 Tips for Staying Sane While Sheltering in Place 

10 Tips for Staying Sane While Sheltering in Place 

Whether you are sheltering in place alone or with your family, the new normal of social distancing and isolation can be disconcerting and stressful. Below are a few tips that might help. Include your family as you implement these strategies. Everyone in your household...
Treating Bug Bites and Stings 

Treating Bug Bites and Stings 

As the weather becomes warmer, the risk of bug bites and stings increases. Although most bug bites are harmless, some can cause serious illness. The number of people who have contracted diseases from infected mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas has tripled in the past 13...
The Benefits of Art Therapy 

The Benefits of Art Therapy 

Many people think that art therapy is coloring in an adult coloring book or taking a craft workshop. While those activities have definite mental health benefits, arts and crafts projects are not the same as art therapy.   What is Art Therapy? Art therapy is a...
3 Steps to Building a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

3 Steps to Building a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Every 37 seconds someone in the United States dies from cardiovascular disease. Adopting a heart healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke, and other chronic illnesses. A heart healthy lifestyle is not a “diet.” It’s a pattern of eating and...
Give Your Child the Gift of Sleep During the Holidays

Give Your Child the Gift of Sleep During the Holidays

Holiday festivities, parties, and overnight guests can interfere with your child’s normal sleep routine. Many parents aren’t aware of the negative impact of an irregular bedtime on a child’s health and behavior.   5 Reasons Your Child Needs a Regular Sleep...
Don’t Make Grandma Sick:  Food Safety for Thanksgiving

Don’t Make Grandma Sick: Food Safety for Thanksgiving

You may have already started planning your holiday season cooking for friends and family. But have you thought about ways to minimize harmful germs that can get into food? Poor knowledge of safe food preparation, serving, and storage can result in food borne illness....
What Causes Hearing Loss in Children?

What Causes Hearing Loss in Children?

Is Your Child at Risk for Hearing Loss? We reached out to Dr. Corrie Roehm, FAAP, FACS, a pediatric ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist at Dell Children’s Medical Center and clinical assistant professor at Dell Medical School, to learn more about hearing loss in...
What You Need to Know This Flu Season

What You Need to Know This Flu Season

Flu season is right around the corner! Last year, about half of all adults in the United States didn’t get a flu shot. Almost 4 out of 10 parents and caregivers of children under 18 years old said that they didn’t vaccinate their children. Why does this matter? People...
Make a Family Emergency Plan

Make a Family Emergency Plan

Does your family have an emergency plan? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Almost half the adults in the U.S. are unprepared for an emergency. Not having a plan or adequate resources could put you, your family and your pets at risk. Advanced planning can seem...
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