Tag Archives : kids health

What you need to know about sport injuries this school year

Playing sports is part of most childhoods. Physical education first entered the school system in 1820 and became an official requirement by law by 1855. Sports and physical education are not only part...

5 Sunscreen Myths and How to Choose a Great One

“Don’t forget your sunscreen!” Mom yells as you dart out the back door. You probably grabbed the closest tube without checking the expiration date and assumed the higher the SPF, the better. We...

Ticked Off: Top 10 Signs of Ticks & How to Prevent Illness

Sometimes the smallest pests are the scariest. This summer, ticks are a national concern. Why are they suddenly all over the news? NPR reported that over the past 50 years, scientists have found 11 ot...

Top 6 Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Immediate Treatments

Summer in Texas is sweltering. While this doesn’t stop us from enjoying the sunshine, it’s crucial to know when your body needs a break. We handed out wallet-sized “Signs of Heat Exhaustion” c...