E-cigarettes – a huge cause for alarm

A few weeks ago, my colleague and blogger friend Dr. Shalini Forbis shared some of the dangers of e-cigarettes – particularly to teenagers. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a dramatic increase in e-cigarette-related calls … Continue reading

What Google search reveals about families

Google’s autocomplete function provides some interesting if unscientific insights into American families and the profile isn’t very complimentary. As you type a word in the search box, google automatically suggests phrases to assist your research efforts. Google reports that these … Continue reading

Is soda making your kids aggressive?

We don’t generally keep soda in our home except for ‘special events’.  Our children usually use that reason when asking to drink soda in our home or when we are out.  “But mom, it’s a special occasion!” We have all … Continue reading

Child abuse prevention month

Have you seen blue pinwheels around the community?  Hopefully you have.  Blue pinwheels in April are a way to remember the thousands of children each year that are affected by child abuse each year.  Today, State Senator Shannon Jones shares … Continue reading

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