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Make Sleep a Priority for Children

The 2003 National Survey of Children’s Health showed that 15 million US children and teens get inadequate sleep. I would have to think that in our current climate of constant electronic use & more demanding year round sports and activity schedules, that that number has risen. Encouraging sleep is one of the most important things that we as parents can do. Read more

Think Before You Ink

Tattoos seem to be more and more popular especially among young people. Surveys indicate that currently over 20% of people have a tattoo. There are over 20,000 tattoo parlors in the US and the number is increasing. Tattoos and the process of getting a tattoo carry some health risk. Read more

Daily Walks a Step Forward to Better Health

Now that spring is finally here, most people can’t wait to get outside. The warmer weather also has some people looking to reboot their New Year’s resolution to get more exercise since swimsuit season is around the corner. That combination makes the season the perfect time to begin a walking program. Read more

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