Heads Up: Concussion Safety Tips

8.9.17

Heading back to school also means the beginning of fall sports — a great way for children and teens to stay healthy and learn the value of teamwork. If your child is enrolled in a sport, it is important to keep safety in mind and take steps to ensure sports are being played as safely as possible to avoid injury. Continue reading

8 Back-to-School Lunch Tips for Parents

8.2.17

As summer winds down, millions of children nationwide are gearing up to head back to school. As parents, it is important to stay involved in your child’s nutrition. But with busy schedules, the easiest choice is not always the healthiest choice. Eating a nutritious lunch is key to forming healthy habits and maintaining energy levels. Developing good eating habits lessens risk of childhood obesity — a rising epidemic in America. Check out these tips as you prepare for back-to-school. Continue reading

Essential Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

7.19.17

From the moment you find out you are expecting you are tossed into a frenzy of how to tell family and friends, nesting by prepping the nursery and making dozens of trips to baby store to make sure you are well-equipped for your baby’s arrival. It is also important to stay on top of you and your baby’s health as they are growing and developing. The more you know, the healthier you both can be. Here are some steps to help: Continue reading

Financially Prepare for Baby

7.12.17

From researching top-of-the-line car seats and cribs to decorating a nursery, there is a lot to do when you are expecting. One of the most important items to add to your to-do list when preparing for your new bundle of joy is thinking about your finances. Continue reading

Men’s Health Month: Preventive Care Check-ups

6.7.17

At the beginning of the month, we chatted about why men do not go to the doctor and briefly covered what to expect at a routine preventive care visit. The screenings your doctor may perform at your visit — based on your age, health and risks — can help men stay healthy. Continue reading