Believe it or not, school will be back in session before you know it. Whether your little one is joining their kindergarten class or kicking off their freshman semester at college, their health will always be one of your top priorities. So what can you do to ensure your child starts off their school year on the right foot? We’ll discuss sports physicals, prescriptions, and more.
Summer is a time to be out and, for many families, on the road. Whether you’re planning a quick weekend getaway, spending the Fourth of July with your in-laws, or finally taking the kids to Disneyland this year, there are some things to keep in mind to ensure everyone’s vacation is as safe as it is fun.
The great outdoors. It is certainly rewarding to finally be able to enjoy them again after a cold and sometimes-stormy winter and spring. Nevertheless, as you (and/or your kiddos) prepare for whatever adventure the summer months bring you, keep a few things in mind to ensure your days are filled with only fun in the sun and not medical emergencies.
As Americans, food rules our world. Think about it—if there is an event, birthday, group gathering, office meeting, or wedding planned, you better believe food will be involved. We get it. Food keeps us alive and able to maintain equilibrium within the body, but do you have any idea what types of foods are passed around the table during these gatherings?
Studies have shown that when it comes to certain conditions, women are likely to ignore their own symptoms, or simply be unaware of the significance of their symptoms. According to a study conducted by the American College of Cardiology, 63% of women are likely to cancel or postpone doctor’s appointments, and 45% were unaware how deadly heart disease can be.