Heat Illnesses

by Sarah Givner, MD, MPH The summer sun in all its glory gives rise to hot, hot weather and consequently, heat-related illnesses. Heat illnesses are those conditions brought about by prolonged exposure to heat and humidity without adequate hydration to cool the body down. They include heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Children and … Continue reading

Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids

by Erin K. Newman, ARNP, PPCNP-BC Encouraging your kids to eat healthy snacks can sometimes be a challenge. Below are some ideas to make eating just a little more fun! “Bunny Ears”: Sprinkle a lettuce leaf with small amount of salt and roll it into a “bunny ear” for a quick snack after a long day … Continue reading