Suicide Watch

Suicide Watch

Know the Warning Signs in Older Adults A recent study in the journal Clinical Interventions in Aging revealed a shocking…

Injury-Prevention Tips from Joffrey Dancers Help Recreational Athletes

Injury-Prevention Tips from Joffrey Dancers Help Recreational Athletes

Professional dancers, like professional athletes, are subject to injury because of the constant stress they put on their bodies. And…

No Proven Way to Prevent Celiac Disease

No Proven Way to Prevent Celiac Disease

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there anything I can do now to prevent my 1-year-old from getting celiac…

4 Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer (Other Than Sunscreen)

4 Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer (Other Than Sunscreen)

Harvard Health Blog While sunscreen is essential to lowering your risk for skin cancer, there are other simple, over-the-counter options…

Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

By Morgan Lord Whether you’re off on a road trip or running errands on crowded city streets, keep your child…

Sun Sense

Sun Sense

Dermatologists say chemicals in sunscreen not a risk By Laura Drucker I was walking along the lakefront with a friend…

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

By Nancy Maes You might think you know the signs of drowning: a kid frantically waving his arms high in…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

What Patients Should Know By Dr. Gena Vennikandam When was the last time you visited the doctor? In more scenarios than…

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com When you take your child in for a check-up, does your pediatrician check the youngster’s…

Playing It Safe

Playing It Safe

Summertime playground fun is best when serious injuries are avoided By Nancy Maes Public playgrounds can be some of the…