Beat The Heat

Preventing Heat-Related Illness The summer is coming to an end, and along with the start of the school year comes the beginning of the scholastic and community sports leagues.  The organized sports that children are a part of are invaluable in building skills needed...

Fireworks, Food, and Fun

Fourth of July Safety Tips While enjoying the fourth of July holiday with your family & friends, it is important to remember a few safety tips to help decrease the risk of injury to your family or others around you. Fireworks NEVER allow children to handle...

Tips For Happy Campers

Staying healthy at summer camp With summer camps around the country beginning in the coming days or weeks, it is important to review some guidelines and tips to keep your campers healthy. Summer camp for your child likely means close interaction with numerous...

Infant Sun Exposure

Can babies be in the sun? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children under the age of 6 months avoid sun exposure.  Remember, there is no such thing as a “healthy tan” – regardless of age. Whether outdoors, at the beach, or the swimming pool, it...