May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. It’s the day that the World Health Organization and its partners highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use. Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other products containing nicotine are bad for our health. They may result in long-term risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer. They may also […]

Grandmother, aerospace worker, mother, software engineer, aunt, father, daycare employee, attorney, teacher, healthcare worker. What do these people have in common? They all unintentionally left a child to die in a hot car. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in […]

Mother’s Day is a perfect occasion for a fragrant bouquet of flowers, unless those nearby are suffering from spring allergies. So how can we tell the difference between a seasonal allergy and a common cold? I’m itching to explain it to you. Allergies affect 40-50 million Americans. Children with allergies will do a lot of […]