Archive for 'Teen'

Rock Concert Safety

Rock Concert Safety

How your teen can enjoy the concert experience without major hearing damage. Rock Concert Safety There’s nothing quite like attending a pop or rock concert when you’re a teen. While it’s great fun and almost a [...]

Teens and Fashion

Teens and Fashion

 How to understand teens’ fashion statements, even when you don’t agree. Teens and Fashion During the teen years, kids often express who they are through their choice of fashion.  Sometimes it can be a bit alarming [...]

Acne in Teens

Acne in Teens

Why your teen’s acne should not be dismissed, but treated seriously. Acne in Teens While acne isn’t life-threatening, it certainly can be cause for concern.  Teens with acne can feel awfully self-conscience, and as Dr. Saul [...]

Hamburger Disease

Hamburger Disease

Tips on how to prevent the sometimes deadly ‘hamburger disease’. Hamburger Disease Summertime is barbeque season, but we need to be extra careful, particularly when grilling burgers. Lynn Wilcott with the Food Protection Services at the [...]

Fun with Teens

Fun with Teens

The importance of hanging out and having a little fun with our teens Fun with Teens When children are young, spending time with them is a given, but as kids become more and more independent, the [...]

Family Road Trips

Family Road Trips

The benefits of unplugging our kids while on a family road trip. Family Road Trips Hitting the open road with kids in tow is a great way to see our country, not to mention it’s a [...]

The Danger of Hamburger Disease

The Danger of Hamburger Disease

Every year children become ill after eating hamburgers and other foods contaminated by bacteria, and over the summer cases of food poisoning soar. However it’s easy to avoid with a little care and a lot of [...]

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

A look at the risks of diving into a body of water. Diving Safety Diving head first into shallow water can lead to injuries that can turn a whole life upside down. Dr. Bruce Minnes, emergency [...]

Teens and Limits

Teens and Limits

The three limits and boundaries every teen needs. Teens and Limits Times change, as do morals.  In the 18 hundreds the moral code dictated that children only spoke when spoken to, and it was scandalous for [...]

Kids Traveling Alone

Kids Traveling Alone

Tips for helping your child feel secure when flying alone. Kids Traveling Alone Whether it’s visiting relatives or a friend in another city, it’s not uncommon for children to fly alone. Airlines have rules in place [...]