For most parents, sending their child off to college fills them with a mixture of pride and worry – how will they do without you right by their side? A good place to start is to pack the student a well-stocked first-aid kit.
While part of summer is making memories at local lakes and ponds, swimming holes and pools, making sure the memories are good ones means putting safety first. [...]
One of the best things a woman thinking about getting pregnant can do for her and her future baby is also one of the simplest – start taking a prenatal vitamin. But what should you be looking for in your prenatal vitamin?
Next to parents, one of the strongest influences in a child’s development is their relationship with a brother or sister. How to navigate that sometimes-rocky relationship can be a challenge. [...]
The New York State Department of Health recently awarded St. Peter’s Health Partners and Capital Roots two grants to work collaboratively to advance multiple health initiatives across the Capital Region. [...]
It is estimated as many as 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass. A good way to determine if your bones have become porous is through a bone density scan. But what test is best, and where should you go? LiveSmart takes a look.
With the arrival of the warmer weather, many people turn to their bicycles for exercise. But, before you even think about pedaling off, you need to make sure you have a bike helmet. [...]
After-parties are often part of the graduation ritual, but exercise caution -- they have the potential to be marred by alcohol and drug use, violence and other negative outcomes.