It’s winter in Wisconsin, so you know what that means: snow, snow and more snow. With that snow comes all sorts of fun — but potentially dangerous — activities. Sledding, skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowmobiling are the obvious ones. Each winter, more than 24,000 children are injured Continue reading →
The holiday season can be a joyous time for kids and adults. It’s also a time when entertaining and festivities can distract from child safety. Here are tips to keep in mind when celebrating with family Continue reading →
Just like that, another flu season is upon us. Flu season typically begins in late fall, peaks in January and February, and may last until late spring. While the flu can make anyone feel pretty miserable, Continue reading →
While a pregnancy can bring so much joy and happiness for a mother-to-be, it can quickly feel overwhelming when it’s determined to be a high-risk pregnancy, or when the fetus has been diagnosed with a birth defect or other medical condition.
The rate of premature birth in the United States has been in a steady decline the last several years, but the fact remains that about 380,000 babies are born prematurely each year. November is Continue reading →
You might have heard by now that getting flu vaccinations for your kids is a little different this year. Back in June, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended against using the nasal flu vaccine (FluMist) because it hasn’t been very effective in the past and isn’t Continue reading →
Halloween is a great time for pretend spookiness, with kids getting to dress up as all sorts of ghosts and goblins, but there are some safety risks that are all too real and can ruin the festivities. That’s why I’m proud to help raise awareness about Halloween safety, and I recently had the great Continue reading →