Childhood Food Allergies

Food allergies can be difficult for parents and caregivers to assess. Your child may not be able to explain when he or she is having a reaction to something they have eaten. It is important to understand when food allergies may be present, and what you need to do to monitor an allergy-prone child, even...

Children and Mental Health

It may appear that diabetes or too much screen time are the most pressing concerns today’s parents have for their children. But the mental health of our young people is worsening. Here is what you need to know and how to spot the warning signs of depression and anxiety. What Parents Should Watch For Children...

Preventing Gum Disease

As we mature, brushing regularly may not be enough to prevent gingivitis and periodontal disease. Know the factors that contribute to this often overlooked disease, which usually affects middle-aged individuals. Gum disease can be painful, and if untreated, leads to loss of teeth. Take care with your brushing and flossing habits and make sure you...

Less Screen Time for Healthier Kids

How Screen Time Affects Health Your children are probably always begging for more screen time, whether that means watching television shows or playing video games on a variety of handheld digital devices. In our modern culture that is quickly being overtaken by digital communications, we need to ensure our kids are digitally adept. But we...