It's our instinctive reaction when Fourth of July fireworks splash across the night-time sky with a dazzling array of colors. But, each year, the cries of thousands of people, including children and teenagers, turn to pain when they are seriously hurt using consumer fireworks.
Structure is an important tool for Rae-Anne Culp and her son Jack when it comes to managing his severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “Jack does much better when he knows what is coming because of the set schedule,” Rae-Anne says. “Although he can’t really tell time, he’s getting better at [...]
By Susan McDonald When I turned 40, it seemed like I had more than a few physical complaints – my right knee was aching more and more, I had a painful lump on the top of my right foot, I’d have a headache by the end of every day, and my stomach was acting up. [...]
Research has shown that women who exercise while pregnant not only tend to have smoother pregnancies, but they may also experience easier labors, and feel better about themselves during pregnancy and after delivery.
Have you ever hoisted your teenager's history book and been surprised at how heavy it is? Know the safety concerns associated with heavy backpacks and recommended weights.
Unfortunately, public support for vaccination has lessened over the years because we have forgotten what it is like to be in the midst of an epidemic.
Playing outside is a rite of summer, and the playground, beach, campground and even the backyard beckon to our children. Most of them will accumulate most of their lifetime sun exposure before they turn 18, and it's a parent's duty to make sure they do it safely so they don't bring a higher risk [...]
New study examines the global economic cost associated with the effects of depression and anxiety, and how an investment in improving access to treatment for these illnesses on a global scale would have major positive economic impact.
Enter the sunscreen aisle at any store and prepare to be overwhelmed by options. Faced with a wall of sunscreens that each touts its own special ingredients and abilities, how is a person to choose?
It’s officially the season for cookouts, camping, and beach trips, but did you know emergency room visits spike this time of year? Learn about some quick tips to keep you out of the ER this summer.