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It’s Tick Season: What You Should (And Should Not) Do If Bitten

When it comes to ticks, timely removal of these embedded pests is key as this reduces the transmission of saliva that could carry harmful diseases.  Despite the stories you may have heard about removal remedies...

Considering the HPV vaccine for your child?

By Mishal Charania The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been recommended and approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration since 2006. According to the Centers for Disease Control, children between the ages of...

Holiday Themed Workouts for the Whole Family

By Oriana Gulvezan (Coach O) It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to workout! As a fitness instructor and native Ann Arborite who finds my passion in working with young athletes (and empowering young, female athletes),...

2022 New Year’s Resolution: Get Better Sleep

by Kimberly Blaker As we approach the new year, health is often at the top of resolutions.  One area of health that affects your entire body is your sleep.  So, how do you get better...

Common Cold or Flu vs. COVID

Sniffles, sneezes, coughs and sore throats. Cold and flu season has arrived, but with an added symptom: COVID anxiety. How can parents and caregivers differentiate between common cold symptoms and something more serious, like...
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Prevent your Preschooler From Experiencing Social-Emotional Delays Due to the Pandemic

The pandemic has some parents worry about their children's social development. Here are a few tips on hitting those social milestones.