Children

 

October 28, 2016 / Jeffrey Luery

Category: Children / Physical Health

Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays for kids of all ages. Tons of excitement is built around the idea of dressing up as your favorite movie character and...

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September 09, 2016 / Kristie Wong

Category: Children / Exercise / Nutrition / Physical Health / Weight Loss

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, so it’s a great opportunity to teach kids the importance of being active and healthy. According to Healthfinder...

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August 24, 2015 / Leah Boles

Category: Children / Immunizations / Safety

It’s that time again; August is “Back to School” month! Here are some helpful tips to make sure your child has a safe and healthy start to the school year...

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March 16, 2015 / Weaam Kahabka

Category: Children / Physical Health

Did you know chewing sugar-free gum after meals may prevent tooth decay? Clinical studies by the American Dental Association (ADA) have found that chewing sugar-free...

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October 30, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Children / Physical Health

​Recently, there have been reports in the press of cases of an infection caused by Enterovirus D 68.  This virus has been around for many years. The infections occur...

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August 11, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Category: Children / Exercise / Physical Health / Safety

Concussions are nothing new in sports, but you have probably been hearing a lot more about them lately. The NCAA recently reached a settlement with former collegiate...

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July 23, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Children / Safety

Finding the right sunscreen can be very overwhelming, especially when there are so many different types on the market advertising different health claims. However,...

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March 14, 2014 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Mental Health / Physical Health / Stress / Women's Health

Today is a very important day of the year where worldwide the importance of getting enough sleep is stressed. Four out of five Americans don’t get the necessary...

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September 10, 2013 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Children / Physical Health

Child obesity is a nationwide epidemic. The good news is as government, state and local officials continue to bring the issue into the spotlight, more actions and...

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August 13, 2013 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Nutrition / Physical Health

Summer is coming to an end soon and for many families it is time to get their children ready to go back to school. Here are a few things to consider to stay healthy...

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