From the dangers of pool drains to preventing poolside slips, pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of The Doctors, shares swimming pool safety tips.
Remember mom’s medicine for boredom and bad behavior? “Go outside and play!” An exciting field of research, called the neuroscience of nature, validates Dr. Mom was right about the benefits of play. Enjoying the health effects of a walk in the woods or playing in the park is especially therapeutic in the modern age of […]
Most Common Springtime Illnesses Spring is here, and so are allergies. In fact, the only things that “go around” this time of year are allergies and allergy-related problems. Here is a guide to understanding springtime allergic conditions, how to recognize them, how to treat them with over-the-counter medicines, how to prevent them, and when to […]
Popular car seat manufacture Graco recalls 3.7 million child car seats manufactured in 2009-July 2013 because of the sticky center release button. The red release button can be difficult to unlatch, or can become stuck which would make it difficult or impossible to remove the child quickly in the event of an emergency. According to […]
Temper Tantrums in 2-5 Year Olds A realistic fact of family life is that children can push our frustration buttons. We like to divide temper tantrums into two categories. The first category is manipulation temper tantrums. This is where a child uses obnoxious behavior in hopes of getting his way. The second category is frustration […]