You probably already have a box of bandaids and a bottle of over-the-counter pain relievers in your medicine cabinet at home, just in case. But what about illnesses and ...
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Volunteer knitters at Brigham City Community Hospital have been knitting purple colored baby caps all summer to help raise awareness and prevent the shaking and abuse of infants, which they will be handing off to the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) to share with other birthing hospitals across the state [...]
When your child is a picky eater it can be frustrating. You don’t want his 100% organic aunt to send him home because she can’t feed him, and you’re sick of having to make a whole separate meal just for him. Parties are a whole other story. You may wonder if he’ll ever [...]
Do you ever worry about a loved one or friend who’s taking prescription painkillers? Doctors prescribe them regularly for chronic pain, headaches, back spasms, and post-surgical recovery. So, if you’re worrying, don’t feel like you’re overreacting. Here’s why: Prescription painkillers can be highly addictive. Some 12 million Americans said they had used prescription painkillers [...]
Ladies: It’s October (National Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and this is a great time to pass on a reminder to get your “lemons” squeezed. What do lemons have to do with breast cancer awareness? This website uses the fruit as a visual stand-in for breasts as part of the Worldwide Breast Cancer educational effort. It tastefully [...]
Babies have their own agendas—like coming into the world on their own schedule. Sometimes, they come earlier than expected, leading to lower birth weight and other health issues that stem from not having enough time to fully develop. About 500,000 babies each are born premature—meaning they’re born before 37 weeks, according to [...]