Age: Teens

Why we should let teens date

When I mentioned to a friend that I was writing an article about the decrease in dating among high school students, his response surprised me. “It’s nice to hear some good news for a change. I wouldn’t mind if my … Continue reading

How to dress your kids for a snow day

By: Dr. Lora Scott, Sports Medicine I grew up in Arkansas. Snow days meant getting up before the snow melted, digging through your closet for hand-me-down, mismatched, ill-fitting hats, gloves, scarves, and boots, then playing until your clothes were soaked … Continue reading

Electronic cigarettes and keeping kids safe

The issue of electronic cigarettes continues to heat-up – particularly as it relates to child poisonings.  As I’ve shared in previous blog posts, e-cigarettes are a real threat – especially to young, inquisitive children.  This week, State Senator Shannon Jones … Continue reading

The Super Bowl and gender stereotypes

Another Super Bowl is in the record books. I knew I would write something about it before the game even started, but there were so many different potential topics that I wasn’t sure where to begin. Numerous players had injuries. … Continue reading

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