Backpack Safety!

Backpack Safety!

When you move your child’s backpack after he or she drops it at the door, does it feel like it contains 40 pounds of rocks? Maybe you’ve noticed your child struggling to put it on, bending forward while carrying it, or complaining of tingling or numbness. If you’ve been concerned about the ...
During Eclipse, ‘Your Eye Can Scorch’

During Eclipse, ‘Your Eye Can Scorch’

Aug. 9, 2017 — The hype is true: Look directly at this month’s solar eclipse without good protection, and you can seriously damage your eyes. And not just for a little while.Just ask Russell Van Gelder, MD, former president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. “I have one patient in his ...
Summer temperatures are on the rise! Heat-Related Illness

Summer temperatures are on the rise! Heat-Related Illness

Between days spent by the pool, enjoying your favorite outdoor activities and even your daily commute, it is very easy to become dehydrated. Drinking water and sports drinks a good start to hydration. Arizona is one of the hottest places on earth from May to September. Heat Related illness is com...