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What You Should Know About Your Child’s Asthma & How to Manage It

No parent wants their child to have a chronic disease that makes their life difficult or presents difficulties or discomfort. It happens and it is often out of a parents’ control but that doesn’t mean that your child has to be deprived of a normal childhood or experience a major disruption in his life. Asthma […]

Summer Safety Tips / save travel

Safe Travel Always strap children in a properly fitted car seat, booster seat or seat belt when traveling by car or airplane. The back seat is the safest place for children to ride. In Washington state, the law says children under 13 must ride in the back seat where it is practical to do so. […]

Summer Safety Tips / fun in the sun

Fun in the Sun Protect your child from too much sun. The sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., so be extra careful during that time. Whenever your child is outside, use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 to 30. Choose one that protects against UVA and UVB rays. […]

Staying at Home: Tips for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has changed our world at large. For the past few months, families in the El Paso area have been required to stay at home whenever possible. Going out to buy groceries or to visit the doctor is still permitted, as long as face masks are worn while out and about. For many families, the […]

5 Reasons Why You Might Need a DOT Physical

If you operate a motor vehicle for work-related reasons, there is a good chance that you are required to periodically receive a DOT physical. The Department of Transportation (DOT) makes these physical exams a requirement to ensure that professionals are in the best shape possible to travel on the road. DOT physicals carefully examine much […]

Preparing For The Upcoming Flu Season

The flu, as you may know, is no walk in the park. The flu can keep you bedridden, suffering from a host of symptoms, and can even lead to other complications down the line. In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about the upcoming flu season.  2019 Flu Season Predictions Taking a […]

How Exercise is Fundamental for Diabetic Patients 

  Everyone is in the know that physical activity is a natural form of treating diabetes, but many are probably unaware as to how exactly physical activity poses a fight in battling diabetes. Whether it is type 1 or type 2, diabetic patients are bound to notice a difference in their glucose levels when one […]

Keeping Your Allergies Under Control During the Summer to Fall Transition

The summer is nearing its end, the leaves are bound to change color and meet the ground, but that also means allergies are going to start kicking in. A fair amount of us can say our allergies are triggered easily and it’s helpful to know and prepare for how we can control our allergies. Whether […]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Child Engaged and Active This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get your kids outside and back into shape. There are plenty of activities our kids can engage in and things we can do as parents to keep our children active and educated this summer. While in school, your children undergo regular social, educational, and physical activities that they may […]