Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Bug spray

  • Posted on Jul 31, 2017

  DEET is available in many bug spray products, in concentrations ranging from less than 10 percent to more than 75 percent. The effectiveness of DEET plateaus at approximately 30 percent, but higher concentrations provide

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Summer Safety Tip- Drowning

  • Posted on Jul 28, 2017

  Be aware that the biggest danger for Drowning is the home swimming pool! Thirty percent of all unintentional deaths for toddlers aged 1 to 4 years are from drownings, most in family owned pools.  Constant, careful

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Physical Activity, Adiposity & Cognition in Children

  • Posted on Jul 26, 2017

Daily physical activity reduces adiposity and improves cognitive function in children, particularly among children who are obese, a recent study found. The study evaluated the effects of a 9-month physical activity intervention on changes in

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Who’s smarter?

  • Posted on Jul 25, 2017

Mothers….We have a problem.  I was watching Megyn Kelly on Sunday night last week. She did a report on children’s perception of gender bias. Of course, I was interested.  The study was simple.  The researcher

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How to Stop Bullies

  • Posted on Jul 25, 2017

  As parents we feel defenseless over events that take place at school. But did you know that you can have an impact?  If you talk to your kids, tell them to get involved if

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Summer Safety Tip- Road Traffic Injury

  • Posted on Jul 21, 2017

  The biggest danger here is car accidents.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 1,300 children aged 14 years  and younger died as occupants in motor vehicle crashes in the United

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Baby Teeth DO Matter

  • Posted on Jul 19, 2017

  Many parents don’t know that oral health care begins when your child is an infant, even before they have teeth. Most babies have a few teeth by their first birthday, let’s try to keep

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