Is it the flu?

We’ve all been there. You wake up exhausted, with aches, a fever and chills. You’re sick, and you feel awful. You ask yourself, “do I have the flu?” With flu season upon us – which can often last from fall…

Signs of depression in your teen

The teen years can be difficult for your child — kids face pressure to do well in school, they’re being influenced positively and negatively by their peers, their bodies are changing significantly and their hormones are running rampant. These years…

Eating well on a budget

Stretching our food budget seems to be on a lot of people’s minds these days. “With the average person spending more than $4,000 each year on food, the cost of groceries can put a burden on a tight budget,” says Janet…

Continuing education for your children at home

By Dr. Allison Schuessler, pediatrician Teachers across the country are working to launch online learning for their students as the list of school closures grows. As our school systems work through this new normal — and in addition to online class…

What you need to know to recover from COVID-19 at home

If you’re at home with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, you may be wondering what, exactly, you should be doing. And you aren’t alone. Fortunately, most people who contract COVID-19 will recover without needing to be admitted to the hospital. However,…

Shopping and eating during COVID-19

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What are the different types of stroke?

All strokes involve potential damage to an area of the brain. And all strokes have the same symptoms — which makes it easier to know when to seek help. But strokes have different causes, and that means different treatments and…