Does the thought of shorter days and longer nights with the coming fall and winter months cause you to feel more down that you think you should? The changing seasons cause changes in the way we feel as well, but if the feelings linger and you have felt moody and unenergetic for more than a couple of days, you may be experiencing SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder.
The new school year is in full swing! Help your kids stay healthy all year long with these practical tips. 1. Ensure that your child receives the flu shot. Getting the vaccine is the single best way to avoid the flu. Everyone over six months old should be vaccinated. 2. Teach your child how to wash his or her hands properly.
This is the second in a series of blog posts designed to serve as a quick reference guide. Each will focus on a sudden injury or illness and is designed to help you make an informed decision on a plan of action when the unexpected happens. Do you know what to do if you suspect a broken bone? In most cases, making a splint should be your first step.