What was I thankful for this Thanksgiving?
November 15-21, 2010 is Get Smart about Antibiotics Week. This is a campaign set forth by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a partner in this campaign.
Today, I had a wonderful opportunity to help a new mother. She was loving, concerned, and asked many appropriate questions. Interestingly enough, I’ve noticed that more and more mothers are using their Blackberry as a resource. This mother “wrote” all her questions in her Blackberry. Daddy was in the room,
How can you have an impact on your child on Election Day? Teach them about the importance of voting through discussion and by example. Regardless of your politics, this election can serve as an important lesson for our children on voting. Young children and teenagers can learn much on the
Well, here is an honest moment for all of you mothers out there. I needed help with our son’s Pre-K homework. Turns out this Super-Mom doesn’t know it all after all.
This September, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement that they support all healthcare personnel receiving a mandatory annual flu vaccination. The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) are other organizations that are
A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that we are not eating enough of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. The CDC report stated that in 2009, 67.5% of adults ate fruit less than two times daily and 73.7% ate vegetables less
The Labor Day Weekend is here. Fun is on the horizon. But how? You used to vacation on this long holiday weekend, but now you can’t. Maybe it’s because of the economy; times are tough. Or maybe travel isn’t as fun as it used to be. Or the idea of