UV Rays are reaching us all Whether you’re buying sunscreen or sunglasses, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of, “protects against UVA rays,” or perhaps, “protects against UVB rays.” You might have even heard, “protects against UVA/UVB rays.” So what’s the deal with these different types of UV rays? Just how many different kinds… Read More Just How Powerful are UV Rays?
The history of mental health awareness is quite dynamic. You probably know of an instance where someone with a mental illness did not receive proper treatment. More simply than that, you probably know someone who has experienced mental illness, even if they didn’t tell you outright. It’s more common than you think. Local Mental Health… Read More May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Watch our video and follow the directions below to learn how to make your own Cup-o-Noodle at home! For many years the words Cup-o-noodles meant a fast and cheap meal mainly consumed by college kids around the globe. Today, we would like to add two more words, healthy and fresh. By using real ingredients we… Read More Home-Made Cup-o-Noodle
We know that people have differing opinions when it comes to sleep and how much you should be getting, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed a set of guidelines brought about by a study from the AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine), which serve as a great starting point for those trying to… Read More Sleep Guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
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?
For a while it seemed like everybody was quick to point the finger at television for causing just about everything bad in children. Then the world conveniently shifted its focus to computers and video games as they experienced a rise in popularity; they’re all just “screens” after all, right? Not exactly… The U.S. Department of… Read More TV Habits Predict Obesity Trends in Children
The past several years have seen the HPV vaccine in and out of news cycles. At some points, recommendations were in different states and varied from doctor to doctor, but for some time now, the HPV vaccine schedule has proven to be effective in both boys and girls, and is recommended for both. As with much… Read More Let’s Talk About the HPV Vaccine
WHEN TO SUSPECT AN ALLERGY Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Environmental allergies or “hayfever”: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two or develop around the same time every year. Symptoms may include an itchy, runny nose, nasal… Read More Allergies Are Upon Us!
We’ve talked about “Calories In & Calories Out” before, and today we’d like to help with some visual aid. The nutritional facts on the labels of our food can surprise a lot of people. Some foods don’t look like they’d contain so many calories, and others really aren’t carrying that much. Below are some foods… Read More 200 Calories. This is What it Looks Like.
The United States is indeed a lovely place to live and spend most of the year. However, our environment here is different than overseas, and now that school is out for summer break in most districts, many families will be looking forward to traveling to places outside of the country. New places of course bring… Read More Traveling this summer? Remember your vaccines!