Q. I’m a mom with kids playing in our yard and running through the sprinklers. In addition to EPA-approved insect repellent and protective clothing, what can I do to protect us?
Q. How can I tell if my child is shy or scared of other children?A. It’s important to pay attention to your child’s physical responses inside their body in these situations. Does your child exhibit a physiological change when around other children? Fear responses can create increased heartbeat, create rapid breathing, fight or flight responses, or a child can freeze
What can I do for allergies while pregnant?A. It is common for women with allergies to have changes in their symptoms during their pregnancy. Allergies can temporarily be treated with nasal saline, salt water, which is safe to use during pregnancy since it is not actually a drug. Generally it is recommended to spray 3 to 6 sprays in each
Q. How can I encourage my husband (36 years old) to get regular check-ups. He has never been to a doctor!A.Good question. It’s typical for men around the age of 35 years to start getting certain screenings, including cholesterol tests. For healthy men with no health problems (or family history of male problems), a simple blood pressure screening every two years,