Children are resilient, but this doesn’t mean that safety precautions shouldn’t be taken to protect them from preventable injuries. Eye injuries are among the most common in school-aged children because this is the time in their life when they’re most active and curious. As a parent, coach, educator or guardian, it’s your job to help… Continue Reading ›

Although natural disasters often occur with little warning, they can pose major consequences to your health. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to minimize potential disaster-related health risks and maximize post-disaster recovery. The following tips can help preserve your health as much as possible before and after a natural disaster strikes. Health Issues at… Continue Reading ›

With the 2017 school year in swing for much of the country, there’s no time like the present to determine if your child needs glasses to correct his vision. Contrary to popular belief, glasses aren’t only for fixing nearsightedness and farsightedness. In fact, they can be used to correct a variety of vision issues. It’s… Continue Reading ›

What will you do when disaster strikes? Natural disasters are notoriously unpredictable, leaving destruction and death in their wake. While preventing a natural disaster isn’t always possible, preparing for a disaster is. Preparation can provide you with a plan and the means to ensure the safety of those you love. In honor of National Preparedness… Continue Reading ›

A recent series of natural disasters, ranging from earthquakes and wildfires to tropical storms and hurricanes, has taken over the media and thousands of peoples’ lives. In all the talk about preparing for a storm, however, one demographic remains largely unaddressed. Children handle disasters differently from adults, both physically and mentally. If you’re facing a… Continue Reading ›

Children are resilient, but this doesn’t mean that safety precautions shouldn’t be taken to protect them from preventable injuries. Eye injuries are among the most common in school-aged children because this is the time in their life when they’re most active and curious. As a parent, coach, educator or guardian, it’s your job to help… Continue Reading ›

If you’re like most people, then you probably don’t look forward to getting a shot. However, getting vaccinated is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself and others in your community from disease. Shots are important to receive as children, but you need to keep updated on your vaccines even… Continue Reading ›