Seat Check: Your Guide To Car Seats

Seat Check: Your Guide To Car Seats

Car crashes are among the leading causes of death for young children. One of the best way to keep your child safe is to make sure you match your child to the appropriate car seat. That can be more complicated than it looks, so it is best to take your time, do your...
Wash With Purpose

Wash With Purpose

Every time we touch a surface, we expose ourselves to bacteria. The good news is that it is pretty easy to combat the situation as long as we make sure to wash our hands the right way. Do: Take Your Time Quickly running your hands under some water may make them feel...
Understanding Concussions

Understanding Concussions

Concussions are one of the most common types of mild traumatic brain injuries. While most concussions are relatively minor and will resolve on their own, it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms of a concussion so that you know when to seek professional...
Is Breast Best?

Is Breast Best?

You’ve probably heard the saying “breast is best,” but you may be wondering if it’s true. What makes breastfeeding the ideal choice for many people? In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we want to share information about the benefits of breastfeeding for both...
Dehydration & Sunstroke

Dehydration & Sunstroke

Summer weather is great for pool parties and barbecues, but with the summer sun also comes an increased risk of dehydration and sunstroke. Learn more about the difference between the two, as well as how to stay cool and hydrated so you can continue to enjoy the summer...
The Way of Lice

The Way of Lice

Just thinking about head lice crawling around is enough to make your scalp itch. These tiny insects feed on human blood from the scalp and spread easily from one person to another. Keep reading to learn more about head lice and what you can do to prevent them. Causes...
Helpful and Effective Gout Management Options

Helpful and Effective Gout Management Options

The Ins and Outs of Gout “Gout” refers to numerous concerns that relate to uric acid accumulation. This kind of accumulation typically impacts the feet the most. People who suffer from gout often experience significant pain and swelling located in the foot...
Protecting Your Skin From the Sun’s Ultraviolet Rays

Protecting Your Skin From the Sun’s Ultraviolet Rays

People often talk about getting sun like it’s a good thing. However, they often fail to take proper UV (ultraviolet) protection into consideration. The sun releases harsh rays that can damage your skin and wreak havoc on your complexion—often in about 15...
The Importance of Fireworks Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Safety

Fireworks can be a lot of fun. They look eye-catching and striking. They’re festive. What’s not to like? But if you’re going to be anywhere around them, you have to understand the immense value of safety. Improper handling of fireworks could lead to...
Mammograms aren’t just for October

Mammograms aren’t just for October

Read Time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR Mammograms are a type of imaging test used to screen for breast cancer. They use a low-dose x-ray to take pictures of the breasts so doctors can look for changes in the tissue. There are two basic types of mammograms: screening mammograms...