• Dealing With The Passing Of A Loved One? How To Discuss Cremation With Your Younger Children

    If one of your parents has recently passed away, and they had decided on cremation, your younger children may have questions. Most children have some type of experience with funerals. However, that might not be the case with cremations. If this will be the first experience your children have with cremation, you need to be prepared to talk them through the process. Here are four steps to help you talk to your children about cremation.

  • 3 Things You Shouldn't Do When Having A 3D Mammogram

    An important part of taking care of your breasts and keeping an eye out for breast cancer is by having mammograms done according to the recommended schedule. No longer do you have to have them done the traditional way, either; instead, if possible, try scheduling an appointment for a 3D mammogram. If you are wondering what you should not do when it's time for your 3D mammogram, consider these things.

  • When A Cold Is More Than Just A Cold

    Colds can occur throughout the entire year, no matter if it's winter or summer. A cold usually involves a runny nose, a cough, congestion, and possibly a mild fever, but it may be more than just a cold. If you aren't sure whether you have a cold or something worse, read on for helpful information to help you know when it's time to get to urgent care for help. Running A Fever

  • Injured Your Ankle? Protect Your Knee And Other Leg

    The tendency to limp or favor an injured ankle can have consequences for the rest of the injured leg, as well as your uninjured leg. While you do need to be careful about how much pressure and use your injured leg undergoes, you also have to be careful not to develop a secondary injury as a result of protecting the injured joint. This is easier than it sounds, and it helps if you know why an ankle injury can have such a widespread effect.

  • Pediatrician's Advice: Protecting Kids From Sickness At School

    If you have a child in preschool or elementary school, you may feel that they are constantly sick. Sicknesses from school may seem to be an almost constant trial for your family, with one child getting sick just as another is getting better. The whole family may be suffering from repeated illnesses, since caregivers are usually very likely to get whatever their child is ailing from. Many parents have basically begun to view schools as one large petri dish, a constant breeding grounds for germs and bacteria.