If the kids can’t live without constantly checking their phones or groan at the suggestion of hiking, try geocaching. It is a fun family activity where players locate hidden containers called geocaches using a smart phone or GPS.
Baby Boomers – those born between 1946 through 1964 – will live longer than any other generation before them, but they will not necessarily be healthier. In fact, many are already burdened with more chronic illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes than their parents and grandparents were.
The concern over obesity in children has garnered national attention. HBO broadcast the four-part documentary “The Weight of the Nation” last year, shining a spotlight on the health of America’s children. Here are a couple of facts about obesity in children.
I took my daughter to the first of many orthodontist appointments to come. She is about to get a full set of braces at 15 ½ years old. She has had orthodontia work before, but for this second phase they had to wait for her to quit growing.
Ahhh, Mother’s Day – a time for mothers all over to reflect back on everything we’ve done wrong. Well, actually I try not to relive all the moments when I’ve been a less than stellar mother, because, quite frankly, there are probably more than I can count.
The rising concerns of affordable healthcare have caused some to look outside the doctor's office for a medical evaluation according to a Bonney Lake man by the name of Dave Hobley who owns the website Ask a Doctor Live.