Parenting Around Technology

Parenting Around Technology: How to Handle the Risks

While there’s no doubt that technology improves our quality of life in many ways, most of us are also aware of the darker side of our relationship with modern technology. The potential downside of technology’s presence in our lives aren’t theoretical or paranoid; there is a growing body of scientific research pointing to some harmful […]

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June is Men’s Health Month

You’re probably aware Father’s Day occurs every year on the third Sunday in June. Did you know there’s another observance in June that’s also significant for men? June is Men’s Health Month. This is a great time to encourage Dad and the other men you love to take an active role to improve their health. […]

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Get a Jump on the Upcoming School Year

Back to school check ups & sports physicals Being a parent of school age children, you are no doubt familiar with all the requirements for school admission from year to year. One requirement by many middle and high schools is that of a sports physical before teens are allowed to participate in school sports. Do […]

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Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week Facts and Safety Tips National Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 23-29. Let’s take a few minutes to review some lightning facts and discuss several lightning safety tips. Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know Lightning is an electrical discharge caused by imbalances between storm clouds and the ground, or […]

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: 5 Things You Need to Know

Every June, advocates, volunteers, health professionals, caregivers, and family members come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and brain awareness. Supporters wear purple in solidarity for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia on The Longest Day, June 21. One of the best ways you can support brain health for yourself and others is […]

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Mission Work Makes a Lasting Impact

Dr. Druffner’s Mission Trip to East Africa: Written by Dr. Druffner Each year for the past eight years, I have traveled with my family to St. Luke’s hospital in a village within the South Pare mountains of Tanzania, in East Africa. For five weeks each year, my mission has been to train and support the […]

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