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July 01, 2019
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Protect Fido from the Dog Days of Summer

With the summer season well underway, the California Department of Public Health is reminding families to protect their four-legged family members from the heat....more»

July 01, 2019
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LaCrosse Players Have the Highest Rates of Concussion Injuries

A recent study “Injury Incidence in Youth, High School, and NCAA Men’s Lacrosse,” by the American Academy of Pediatrics compared injury rates and causes among youth, high school and National Collegiate Athletic Association male lacrosse athletes for the 2014-15 and 2016-17 seasons....more»

July 01, 2019

Chickenpox Vaccine Lowers Rates of Shingles in Children

Children who were vaccinated against varicella had a 78 percent lower incidence of herpes zoster (shingles) than those who were not vaccinated, according to a large, population-based study published recently in “Pediatrics....more»

July 01, 2019
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TREND ALERT: Is oat milk for you?

People avoiding milk due to an allergy, intolerance, vegan lifestyle, or other preference have many dairy alternatives to choose from at their nearby supermarket....more»

June 01, 2019
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Simple, Smarter, Summer Snacking

When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, even if it’s full of fat and empty calories....more»

June 01, 2019
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AAP Report Advises on Therapy Services for Children with Disabilities

An American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report recently described how health care providers can best connect the rising number of children who have disabilities with evidence-based therapy services in hospital, community, home, and school settings....more»

June 01, 2019
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Transgender Teens with Restrictive School Restroom Policies at Risk for Sexual Assault

June is national LGBTQIA Month, a time to remember those who paved the way for the LGBTQA community and those who continue to do so....more»

June 01, 2019
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Keep Your Family Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Whether you are mowing the lawn yourself or asking your teenagers to take on the chore, it’s important to think safety first....more»

May 01, 2019
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Got the Sniffles and Sneezes? It's Probably Allergies

May is Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month and the American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for dealing with allergies and asthma in their “Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know” guide....more»

May 01, 2019

Sign Up for Smart 911

Make sure you sign up your family for Smart 911 at www....more»

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