Yellow, Orange, and Blue…

Yellow, Orange, and Blue…

Leaves are changing colors, pumpkins adorn porches, and spice can be found in everything from coffee to candles. While fall brings a relief from the heat and a welcomed change of pace to many, for some, the season marks the onset of a dark time.   SEASONAL...
Making the Grade

Making the Grade

While school is officially back in session, for many families this presents challenges as they navigate learning, multitasking, and organizational skills. Attention deficit/hyperactive disorder is a prevalent diagnosis among school-aged children and teens. Data...
Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

As I am writing this article, we have had two weeks of over 100º weather. Withered grass crunches under my feet and just walking outside results in sweating! My thoughts quickly turn to the risks for friends who work outside in construction and lawn care, elderly...
Bites, Stings, and Winged Things

Bites, Stings, and Winged Things

It’s summertime! You are spending more time outdoors, so it is inevitable you will cross paths with bugs whose bites or stings may result in attention by a physician. The arthropod class of insects includes bees, wasps, fire ants, bedbugs, fleas, and lice. Let’s...
Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

Summer is filled with all sorts of outside and water-centered activities which bring about a health concern that can sometimes be overlooked: Sun Damage. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, only half of Americans protect themselves properly from the sun....

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