Health

Parenting Through Periods

Many of us can remember the moment we got it. Maybe we were at cheerleading practice, getting ready for school or even worse, in the middle of an exam. No, I am not talking about the flu, but one of many… read more

Ulcers in Children: What You Need to Know

“Ulcer” makes you think of overworked, over-stressed adults. While it may not seem like stomach ulcers are something kids would have to worry about, an Italian study found that the incidence of ulcers in kids in the U.S. was over… read more

Heart Health for Her

February is American Heart Month A study done in 2020 by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that women are found to be at a higher risk for heart failure and heart attack death than men. Why is this? To… read more

Hey Moms! It’s Time to Put Yourself First

Parenting is one of the most rewarding experiences, but it can also be one of the most exhausting. Mothers are often the foundation of the household — making meals, cleaning, keeping up with extracurriculars and more. There is no debating… read more

Can Kids Have Osteoporosis?

Let’s face it - kids break a lot of bones. Playground time, scooter accidents, sports… these are all common reasons for children’s growing bones to bend and buckle. But what about the child who has recurrent breaks from minor incidents? … read more

Pediatric Endocrinologist Dishes on Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. Our sister publication, Wellness360, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Michael J. Haller, M.D. about all things diabetes-related.  BY MICHAEL J. HALLER, M.D. FULL NAME  Michael J. Haller OCCUPATION  Professor and Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology at the University… read more

Snot Cheat Sheet: Understanding Mucus

When it comes to raising children, parents wear many hats. On any given day, you can be a chef, chauffeur, maid, therapist, nurse, teacher and last but not least, snot checker. That’s right, one of the many joys of parenting… read more

Setting Up an Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

Summer is finally upon us. If you are like most parents, you are faced with the ever-difficult task of keeping your kiddos entertained during their summer break. And we are not just talking about them fending for themselves playing video games on their tablets or… read more

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