Tag Archives: Health

Keeping Halloween Safe for Kids with Food Allergies

What’s scarier than goblins, ghouls and witches on Halloween night? Trick or treating with a child who has a food allergy. Parents want to include their children in the fun Halloween traditions but also know the very real dangers a seemingly harmless candy bar can pose. Fear not, there are plenty of ways to enjoy

School nurses share tips for keeping kids healthy this school year

There is nothing worse than back-to-school sniffles. Because it’s not realistic to keep kids in a bubble, we’ve compiled tried-and-true tips, provided by school nurses, for keeping kids healthy. Madelynn Whitman, school nurse at Bigelow Hill Intermediate, recommends preventing illness by building a healthy immune system: “Eat a healthy breakfast. Sometimes time is an issue.

De-stress, Detoxify and Deep Stretches at Hot Yoga Findlay

I try to avoid exercising in the heat.  Give me an air-conditioned room, a stationary bike and a magazine to flip through while I pedal.  Comfort is key for me, which made me hesitant when it comes to hot yoga.  But after talking to Peggy Dillon, owner of Hot Yoga Findlay, I found a great

Kawasaki Disease: An Unknown You Should Know About

When Heagan Sparling’s son, Sawyer, spiked a fever that lasted for days, she knew something was wrong. After a trip to the doctor’s office Sawyer was diagnosed with a rare and serious illness that few know of: Kawasaki Disease. While this disease often is misdiagnosed, it is the leading heart disease in children.  Left untreated