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Published: 11/02/2012 by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. in Education
School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.
In spite of their ease and convenience, portable pools still pose the same drowning risks of any body of water. Here are some important and unique safety precautions to keep in mind as your kids use these pools this summer.
A Newton mom is the brainchild behind the website Practically Green (http://practicallygreen.com), which quizzes you on how "green"-friendly you are and shows you how to take steps to improve the health of the environment
Allergies affect about 50 million adults and children in this country. Here's a look at how allergies affect the body, tests to pinpoint an allergy and the kinds of treatment to expect if your child has an allergy.
Published: 10/12/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Health & Wellness
In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.
This year's flu season is a bad one. Public health officials are urging everyone eligible to get vaccinated. Here's a look at some of the common myths circulating about the flu vaccine. Don't wait – get vaccinated!.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Educate yourself on the signs of concussion, especially if you have a child who plays sports where head injuries could happen. Here's some great information from the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.