Category: Children’s health

Handwashing tips from the Polished Girlz

HI! My name is Alanna Wall. The “Polished Girlz” nail team was started by me when I was 10 years old. I wanted to combine my love of drawing and nail design for different projects, but once the glitter was … Continue reading

The latest study on ADHD

I was rather troubled after reading the latest report from the Center for Disease Control on the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  Based upon a survey of 76,000 parents, the study found that 11% of school kids have … Continue reading

Ohio’s return to play law

Did you know that approximately 3,000 Ohio youth aged 18 and younger are treated in emergency departments on average each year for sports-related traumatic brain injuries? On April 26, 2013, a new law in Ohio goes into effect that will … Continue reading

A new spin on the family tree

Often in school, kids will complete a family tree.  But, have you ever heard of a Family Medical Tree? Do you know the medical history that lies in your background? In one of my University of Dayton classes that I … Continue reading

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