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Drug Abuse in Teens

  • Posted on Jan 17, 2017

  Just reading the title of the blog makes most of us say “whew, not our problem!  But let me tell you about some statistics. The Monitoring the Future Study is a national survey that

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Signs of Influenza

  • Posted on Jan 13, 2017

  The classic symptoms of the flu include a sudden onset of fever, headache, body aches, and fatigue, accompanied by upper respiratory symptoms, such as cough, sore throat, and runny nose *  Children younger than 3

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Exercise is good

  • Posted on Jan 12, 2017

   We all know it but it seems researchers spend a lot of time proving it.  The American Journal of Physiology had an study comparing exercisers who were generally active versus those that were generally inactive.

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Light Exposure and it’s Affects on Sleep

  • Posted on Jan 11, 2017

                Exposure to light and dark is a critical component of circadian rhythm and health. Bright natural light during the day helps regulate melatonin production. Stimulating blue-wavelength light, which is strongest in the mornings, has

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How long will this cold last?!

  • Posted on Jan 9, 2017

 Colds are caused by a virus. There are actually hundreds of viruses that can cause a cold, although most of these viruses present with similar symptoms. Cold symptoms may differ between individuals, but they typically

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Myth or Fact??

  • Posted on Jan 6, 2017

Myth: Influenza Is a Harmless Illness, so Vaccination Is Unnecessary Although influenza is commonly considered to be a mild illness, this is certainly not always the case. Influenza can be a large threat to public

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Conger’s Corner: Teens and driving

  • Posted on Jan 5, 2017

   Please put down the cell phone!  Distraction while driving is a problem for all drivers but especially for kids who are just learning to drive.  Start teaching your child about driving safe long before

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