08|05|2021

5 Back To School Safety Tips As We Recover from the COVID Pandemic

It’s back to school time! Unfortunately, it is important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic is still very much with us and currently getting worse. Therefore, in order to return...

06|01|2021

Pain and Fever Relief in Children: What Are the Options?

Fever, pain, and discomfort are the most common complaints from children.  If your child is suffering, it’s natural to want to provide some relief.  Minor pain or low-grade fevers...

05|28|2021

A Child with a Cough: What Should You Do?

Not only is coughing miserable, it can prevent a child from being able to sleep or attend school or other activities.  Additionally, coughing is a primary way of spreading...

09|29|2020

Flu and COVID Fall 2020 – It’s a Double Whammy!

COVI9-19 has changed our lives for the foreseeable future. Wearing masks is the new normal, social distancing is the new catchphrase, and gathering in crowds is no longer acceptable....

10|02|2019

6 Things You Need to Know About this Flu Season Fall 2019

Flu season is upon us. This is a true health concern for our community. Just two years ago, over 80,000 Americans died of complications of the flu, including about...

05|10|2019

Health Care – A Guide for College Students

As a student, it is likely you are living away from home and away from your doctor or usual access to medical care. So, if you need medical care...

01|18|2019

When Should You Be Concerned About Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pain is common, and everyone experiences it at times.  In fact, it is the most common reason people are evaluated in most emergency rooms.  While most abdominal pain...

11|28|2017

Honey for a Cough? Sweet Solution for Some Children, Dangerous for Others

Does your child have a cough? You might consider Winnie the Pooh’s favorite food – honey – to soothe your child’s cough. Be careful, though, as honey is not...

11|21|2017

What Should You Do When Your Child Says, “My Ear Hurts?”

Earaches are an early sign of ear infections and other ear problems. If your child is not old enough to tell you that his or her ear hurts, you...