October 30th, 2014

Here is a “where were you when you heard the news” moment in human history: The announcement was made at the University of Michigan, exactly 10 years to the day after the death of President Roosevelt. Five hundred people, including...

October 29th, 2014

There is a small but stubborn percentage of children in the United States who are not immunized.  The choice to immunize is not theirs to make. Rather, it’s the parents of these kids who refuse to protect them from very real...

October 28th, 2014

Last week I was interviewed for an article that appeared in the Observer-Reporter about parents who opt out of vaccines for their children.  The reporter asked me if I was seeing a trend of vaccine delay or refusal — as has...

October 27th, 2014

Don’t let the recent mild weather fool you: cold and flu season are upon us.  The flu  vaccine is one effective and safe way to prevent getting the awful illness that is influenza. No one makes you get a flu vaccine....

October 26th, 2014

Moderately Confused by Jeff Stahler (news.yahoo.com)                      

October 25th, 2014

Sounds of Paragliding from shams on Vimeo: Théo de Blic welcomes you to a unique experience: The Sounds of Paragliding. Listen to nature’s harmony while the young pilot rhythms the melody with aerobatic paragliding.    

October 24th, 2014

  The situation portrayed above may not be as bad as it seems. Multiple studies have shown just how important the traditional family dinner is.  A small study published in Pediatrics found that most family meals were relatively short (as short as 20...

October 23rd, 2014

  By Sarah Kohl, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray Division     I’ve been asked a lot of questions recently about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa:   What do Travelers Need to Know About Ebola? > The Ebola outbreak...

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