Tag Archives: Health

The Low-Down on Shots, Soaps, and Sports

Just when you think you’ve got this parenting thing figured out, new research comes along that refutes everything you’ve been doing since Day One. If you’ve been debating the merits of flu mists, antibacterial soaps and whether or not your kids should specialize in a singular sport, here’s the scoop on the latest research to

A Much-Needed Resource: the Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center

It happened in an instant. Jackie Moore was in a stopped car when suddenly she found herself in the middle of a multi-vehicle collision. She lost consciousness only briefly and was diagnosed with a concussion. Moore completed the requisite rehabilitation therapy, but perplexingly, a year post-accident when symptoms should have diminished, she still battled incredible

Summer Bugs

Flu season’s over, but kids can still catch some pretty nasty bugs. Although quite common, I hadn’t heard of Hand Foot and Mouth (HFM) until my son came down with it last summer. Most often seen in children between the ages of 1 and 5, HFM, an enterovirus, is highly contagious. Painful sores sprout up