Health Tips

Strep Throat and Your Kids

Aug 12, 2019
As the school year starts, it's important to learn some key facts about strep throat and how it can affect your kids. Strep throat is a common cause of a sore throat. While viruses are the most common causes of sore throat, strep is...

What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?

Aug 10, 2019
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough. A "chronic" cough lasts for more than eight weeks and is often thought to be the result of a lingering infection. But your chronic cough may not be due to an infection after all. Acid...

Fighting Youth E-Cig Use

Aug 03, 2019
E-cigarettes and vaping continue to make news headlines. Now, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching an ad campaign meant to discourage children and teens from picking up the habit. As e-cigs have gained popularity in...

Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants?

Jul 23, 2019
Can you put sunscreen on babies? It's a question that comes up for many parents in the summer time. Read on for the answer. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that sunscreen is not recommended for infants younger than...

Summer Food Safety

Jul 19, 2019
Summer is the season of grilling and eating outdoors. Take these seven steps to keep food poisoning from putting a damper on you summer plans. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food. Here's the problem: During...

Teens and Summer Job Safety

Jul 17, 2019
A summer job is a rite of passage for many teens. However, that rite of passage could put teens and young adults at risk for job-related injuries. Did you know that a teen between the ages of 15 and 19 is injured at work approximately...

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