Sleep health seems like a seasonal topic that rears its head around Daylight Saving Time transitions, but there are some aspects that don’t get enough conversation. We’ve probably all heard that the best way to raise a healthy child is to lead a healthy lifestyle ourselves. While it’s not a 100% foolproof method, it’s a… Read More Your Sleep Health vs. Your Child’s
Some of us experience dry skin during some seasons and not others. Some of us experience dry skin during the changing of the seasons. Finally, some of us just experience dry skin all the time! While we’d all like to avoid numerous trips to the doctor’s office, and we don’t want to start routine treatment for something… Read More Dry Skin? Timing is Critical!
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a full 12 months since our newest location opened on 34th Street in Bakersfield! Happy Anniversary to us! So Much Has Happened! Not only did the opening of our second location help us provide pediatric care to even more of Kern County’s children, but it has given… Read More 34th Street’s One-Year Anniversary!
Is your teenager skipping breakfast? Well, he wouldn’t be the first and he certainly won’t be the last. Unfortunately, many adolescents skip breakfast on a regular basis (some even skip lunch too!), but contrary to what you might think about not eating a meal, it actually does more harm in the long run. Before we get… Read More Skipping Breakfast? Bad Idea…
Remember when we used to hear, “Quit sitting so close to the TV?” While we may have gotten better about putting some distance between our eyes and the television set, we’ve collectively started holding other screens right up to our noses, in a sense. Whether it’s computers, tablets, or smartphones, we spend a lot of… Read More Your Eyes in the Digital Age
Every wondered what kind of special science is needed for doctors to take a look at your bones? X-Rays are critical in modern healthcare, whether we’re injured in an accident, or just checking for cavities at the dentist. X-Rays love Calcium That’s right. Your bones have calcium in them, which is an element. Remember the… Read More How Do X-Rays Work?
While we may not be as sleep-oriented as cats, humans still need a fair amount of sleep. We actually spend close to 1/3 of our lives sleeping! That might seem overwhelming, but let’s just take it day-by-day: we’ve got 24 hours every day, so 1/3 of that is… 8 hours! Now it makes a little… Read More Staying Up Late?! Sleep!
Our personal items extend far beyond our toiletries these days. We’ve all been told at one time or another to NOT share our toothbrushes, hairbrushes, and even hats with others. The risk of spreading illnesses or catching illness is something we’d rather avoid, right? Personal Items in the Modern Age We may not realize it,… Read More Personal Items Affect Personal Hygiene
February is upon us, and though it may be the shortest month of the year, it is nevertheless filled with cards, gifts, and plenty of hearts everywhere due to Valentine’s day! So enough about this lovely month; let’s cut to the chase: we are having a Valentine’s Day Competition. How does it work? Well, now… Read More Valentine’s Day Competition!
We’ve written in the past about sugar and the way that it’s become the new “filler” for food since fat started being removed from foods decades ago. In case you need a refresher, the short story is that fat was believed to be the culprit of foods being unhealthy a few generations ago. A collective… Read More Sugar Tax?