6 Facts You May Not Know About the Physical

Sports and School Physicals

Summer is the time for physical activity – running, biking, swimming – and it’s also the perfect time for a physical. Of course, it’s smart to get a routine checkup to ensure you can stay active all summer long, but it’s also wise to get those back-to-school physicals completed now – especially if your child […]


What to Know About Pink Eye

mother rubs noses with young daughter

Are your eyes itchy, swollen, and pink? If so, you may be suffering from conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. Pink eye is frequently associated with children, but it is a common problem for people of all ages. “Anyone can get pink eye, but preschoolers, schoolchildren, college students, teachers, and daycare workers are particularly at […]


Back to School Health Tips

children waiting for a school bus

Each new school year brings a plethora of new and exciting things to prepare for. While students are most concerned with new teachers and friends, parents have a lot to consider when thinking about the well-being of their child: allergies, germs, what the cafeteria is serving, if they are getting enough sleep; the list goes […]