Spotlight on Health

Does my child need a vaccination?

Childhood immunizations can be a confusing topic, but as most medical professionals agree, it’s always better to prevent a disease than to treat it. When our children are babies, it seems like they receive a vaccination shot at virtually every doctor’s appointment. But once they pass the age of 5, the vaccination schedule changes and Read the full article…

Fun Activities to combat the phrase “I’m Bored!”

While the summer seems to fly by for kids, for some parents, the endless “I’m bored” comment from the mouths of our children have us at our wit’s end. Don’t fall prey to letting them sit too long in front of the TV or video games. Childhood obesity rates are at an all-time high: today, nearly Read the full article…

Sports Physicals

As the school year draws closer, so do the football, volleyball, cross-country and soccer seasons. So it’s time to think about a sports physical for your active son or daughter. While specific requirements vary by school, camp or sports association, routine camp, school and sports physicals are an opportunity for healthcare providers to discuss important Read the full article…

Healthy Recipes

Birthday Fruit Cake


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