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Home Health + Wellness + Safety

Health + Wellness + Safety

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A reminder that screening saves lives

Cast your mind over some of the beloved females in your life: your mom, sisters, female cousins, aunts, best friends, bridesmaids and roommates. Now...

COVID Testing and Kids: When is it necessary and which test is best?

We are nearly two years into this pandemic and it’s important to know when to get your child tested for COVID-19. Testing is important to...

Ask the Doctor: What to do about objects in your child’s nose, mouth or ears

Kids love putting objects in places they do not belong, such as their nose, mouth and ears. What should a parent do if this...

Ask the Doctor: Respiratory illnesses other than COVID on the rise in infants

COVID-19 and RSV have captured the attention of new parents as cases for both were on the rise over the summer, but there are...

Fever Fear and Facts

Fever is one of the most common reasons why families bring their children for urgent medical evaluation. It is important to remember that fever...

Medical advice for School in the Time of Covid-19

When school opened last month, many of us sent our kids back in with mixed feelings, ranging from nervousness to optimism. Regardless of where...

Protect Your Family and Fight the Flu!

The terms “social distancing”, “virtual schooling” and “masking” have quickly become a part of our everyday vocabulary as a result of COVID-19. We know...

Doctors Urging Pregnant Patients to Get the COVID Vaccine. Here’s Why…

A new study suggests pregnant patients who get COVID-19 face an increased risk of severe illness, ventilation, and even death. There is also the...

From Farm to School: The YMCA’s Food, Fit & Fun Program

Many of us grew up being told to “Eat your vegetables!” Unfortunately, in some underserved communities, it can be difficult to follow this advice. September...

When COVID and Flu Season Collide: How you can protect your family

Just like clockwork, flu season is expected to arrive right on time and it's on another collision course with COVID-19 and the latest wave...

Returning to Sports After a COVID-19 Infection: What Are the Risks?

School is back in session, which means fall sports are just around the corner, but some parents may wonder how their child’s COVID-19 infection...

Willow Celebrates Childhood Cancer Month with 7 Candles

Every child’s cancer diagnosis is horrible. In Willow’s case, add in the timing of it taking place just before her third birthday — during...