The Best Methods to Treat the Common Flu 

In the United States, the flu spreads the most during the fall and winter. The first day of fall is only a week away. Needless to say, the weather is already starting to change! For the most part, the fall season is already here. And along with a new season comes new viruses and illnesses. […]

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Works

“The Great Change,” “The Change of Life,” these phrases are often used to describe menopause for older women. Now, menopause is being discussed much more openly without euphemisms, and with good reason! Menopause symptoms are challenging. It’s usually diagnosed in women after their period hasn’t come for 12 months. It’s accompanied by vaginal dryness, pain during […]

Top 10 Healthy Summer Tips for Children

Summer vacation is an awesome opportunity for your kids to have healthy and nurturing experiences outside of the confines of school. There are countless benefits to letting your kids run around outside and even play in the dirt. The hottest season of the year also comes with some unique concerns when it comes to the health of […]

How To Control Allergy Symptoms This Spring

El Paso is known for its allergy season. For some, it lasts year-round; for others, it just comes around when pollen spreads. It doesn’t matter if you’re on one side or the other; allergies are a pain. Finding a way to control allergies can become a struggle, no matter which category you fall under. El […]

What To Know About Diabetes in Children

Your child’s health is everything. New parents face so many concerns, but none are more powerful than questions regarding health and ways to prevent conditions or illnesses that may make your child suffer. We find that many new parents often wonder about diabetes in children and their chances of developing a type of diabetes. EP Family […]

Cystic Fibrosis in Children: Common Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments 

Your child is everything. So the minute you see or think you see something is different, you think the worst. All parents go through this and many times their eyes deceive them and it is merely a lag in development, a unique characteristic, or a minor condition. With today’s healthcare advancements, children grow up under […]

Preparing for Winter: A Look at Sore Throat and Strep Throat in Kids

If you are a parent to a small child or a kid in middle school or high school, you probably associate colder seasons with a lot of sick days, missed school, cough syrup, late nights, and all the wonderful things that come with the common colds, flu, and other infections. This year might be a […]

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. […]