21st Annual #HealthyWeightWeek

January 19-25 marks the 21st annual Healthy Weight Week, a time to celebrate healthy, diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets limit your nutritional intake, can...

How to Navigate Thanksgiving with Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), this year's focus is on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. November also means Thanksgiving, which isn't always easy...

CUTS, SCRAPES, & SCRATCHES

Your child falls off of their new scooter. That knife you’re using slices your finger instead of the carrot. Your new puppy doesn’t know how sharp his baby teeth are. You might think a cut or scrape is no big deal, but any time the skin gets broken, there’s a...

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD HAS A CONCUSSION?

As school starts back and high school football begins, one of the biggest concerns for the parents of young athletes is injuries, particularly head injuries. One of the questions that we are most frequently asked is, “How do I know if my child has a concussion?”  What exactly is a...