Posts Tagged "family"

Some students and teachers had to spend the night at school on Tuesday because their school buses couldn’t make it through the slippery and backed up roads. Many school systems are making sure that...
Wed., January 29, 2014 7:00am
A new study in the journal Health Affairs shows organizations making home deliveries to needful seniors saves millions each year, by helping keep those seniors out of nursing homes. In Atlanta, Meals...
Wed., January 8, 2014 10:00am
Jack Frost may nip your nose but sometimes he takes a bite. The result is frostbite which can range in severity from superficial freezing of the top layer of your skin (“frostnip”) to severe and...
Mon., January 6, 2014 10:15am
This very happy “Happy New Year!” card from Sesame Workshop got me thinking. Why not have a Happy New Year party that my kid can enjoy, too? At only five years old, time has little meaning outside...
Fri., December 27, 2013 11:36am
Lasers are cutting edge. They’re used in all kinds of products -- from music players and printers, to surgical tools. But use of lasers in toys has the FDA worried and, as a parent and a physician, I...
Fri., December 20, 2013 2:38pm
It’s as much a part of our holiday tradition as eating turkey. After seeing several Facebook statuses (stati?) about it and having the same conversation over and over with friends, I knew I was far...
Tue., December 3, 2013 4:41pm
Flu season is here. If that isn't reason enough to get a flu shot, maybe this will persuade you: A new study in the journal Heart found flu vaccination may help prevent heart attacks. Researchers...
Wed., November 27, 2013 11:15am
Kati Gardner told us about the merits of NaNoWriMo and is back to share her insights for books your kids will want to read over the holidays. Kati is an aspiring author, former middle school teacher...
Mon., November 25, 2013 10:29am
Kids and tobacco – any kind of tobacco -- is a deadly combination. In far too many cases, it’s also illegal: every day in the U.S., nearly 4000 kids under 18 smoke their first cigarette -- even...
Fri., November 22, 2013 10:15am
There’s a lot of buzz about e-cigs – electronic cigarettes. They look like cigarettes, but aren’t. Battery operated, they create a vapor. Not smoke. E-cigs are marketed as an alternative to...
Thu., November 21, 2013 9:00am

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