Increasing Physical Activity in Teenagers

Increasing Physical Activity in Teenagers

Extracurricular activities play an important role in the physical, mental and emotional growth of teenagers.  As they grow into adolescence, kids usually gravitate towards one or two activities that they are good at and that they enjoy.  I love...
Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says. By Jan Hoffman and Sheila Kaplan via New York Times Nearly one in three high school students has...
What is Croup?

What is Croup?

Croup is a common upper respiratory tract infection that can affect young children. Croup typically occurs in the fall and winter months and is caused by parainfluenza or influenza viruses, adenovirus, or respiratory syncytial virus. These viruses cause inflammation...
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