LiveSmart: Cholesterol – When is the Right Time to Start Screening?

February 3, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a new recommendation that all kids should be screened for high cholesterol at their annual well-child visits -- not only those who might be at increased risk. The change ireflects concerns about the growing epidemic of obesity in children. [...]

LiveSmart: Poison Ingestion is an EMERGENCY

January 27, 2016

Parents, guardians, grandparents, and caregivers: Take a moment, right now, and add the Poison Control Center number (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your smartphone. Having it readily available can save precious minutes in an emergency. [...]

LiveSmart: Resolving Family Conflicts During the Holidays

December 16, 2015

Carols tell us “there’s no place like home for the holidays,” but those holiday reunions and family traditions aren’t always joyous and stress-free for everyone. In fact, some people dread attending big family gatherings which can quickly turn merriment to misery. [...]
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