Your Teen And Concussions: How To Help Your Young Athlete Heal
23 September 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2009 nearly 250,000 adolescents and children visited the emergency room after a sports-related head injury. If your teenager is an athlete, one of the your biggest concerns as a parent is probably the risk of a concussion. To ensure your teenager receives the care they need, it is vital to educate yourself about the symptoms and risks associated with concussions:
Look At Those Shades! Protecting Baby And Toddler Eyes With Sunglasses
4 August 2015
You work hard to keep your baby safe and healthy and wouldn't dream of putting him at risk. Sunscreen and protective clothing are probably the first things you think of when you head outside for some fun in the sun. You may not realize that your baby or toddler's eyes may be at risk from the sun's rays. That's why little ones need a good pair of sunglasses. Follow these tips for choosing the right shades for babies and toddlers and teaching them to wear them too.
Abdominal Pain: When Should You Worry?
12 May 2015
The majority of your body's organs reside between your legs and your chest, so it makes sense that there can be a wide margin for causes in abdominal pain-- usually related to digestion. Although it is always great to check with your doctor if you're suffering, sometimes, you might wonder if you're just being paranoid or if you're healthy enough to stay at home and rest instead of taking a trip to the health clinic.
4 Things That Will Be Done At Your Child's First Orthodontic Appointment
17 March 2015
When you take your child to his or her first orthodontic appointment, your child will not get braces, but this appointment is necessary for other reasons. There are four main things that will be completed during this initial appointment, and you should expect the visit to last for at least an hour. This visit will help you understand more about the process, what your child needs, and the cost that will be involved with the procedure.