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Spider bites – what you need to look for

Spider bites – what you need to look for

by Shearly (SU)
Spider bites are no joke, and the warm weather we all enjoy in summer time means more spiders swinging about. Some are just a nuisance, but some are dangerous and bites require treatment right away. Here’s what you need to know about spider bites.

Can Your Trust Your Online Doctor Reviews?

Can Your Trust Your Online Doctor Reviews?

by Shearly (SU)
As an inhabitant of the digital age, online reviews of almost any service or commodity imaginable are readily accessible. And with things such as restaurants, online retailers, or movies, these reviews are great, allowing you to pick and choose so that you can get the best out of your money. But sometimes, the urge to seek online reviews can provide us with less than helpful results.

Safer Sports: Avoiding Sports Injuries

Safer Sports: Avoiding Sports Injuries

by Shearly (SU)
Like brushing your teeth, or wearing a seat-belt while in the car, some decisions are a no-brainer. When it comes to sports activities, taking reasonable precautions and playing by the rules just makes sense. Sports are an enjoyable way to stay in top form and maintain an active lifestyle. To do that though, you really should practice safer sports to avoid game-changing sports injuries. If you, or a loved one is active in sports, you should build certain habits that can reduce the odds of a sports related injury. Here are some tips to keep you at the top of your game:

Why Parents Should Keep Open Communication with their Pediatrician

Why Parents Should Keep Open Communication with their Pediatrician

by Shearly (SU)
While many moms seem to make it look easy, parenting is not for the faint of heart. From pulling all-nighters with a fussy teething child to potty training, jam packed school and after school activities, moms (and dads) certainly have their hands full. And that’s also the reason moms and dads should be careful to keep the lines of communication open with their pediatrician or family doctor.

Protect Your Little Leaguer from Head Injuries

Protect Your Little Leaguer from Head Injuries

by Shearly (SU)
Approximately 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sport, and more than 3.5 million injuries each year are experienced by those participants. In fact, almost one-third of all childhood injuries are sports-related. Of course, some sports are more dangerous than others. However, every sport has the potential for injury, whether from the trauma of contact with other players or from overuse or misuse of a body part.

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