Archive for the ‘Children’s Health’ Category

Never try to tan???– Your teen may hate to hear this but a tan is never healthy. A tan is nothing more than the body’s way of trying to protect itself from the damaging rays of the sun.
Avoid tanning salons altogether — There is absolutely nothing that your teenager can gain from the harmful ultraviolet rays in a tanning salon. Read on »

Those most at risk for sun-induced cancers should be extra careful about sun protection. That includes people with: fair skin; blond, red or light brown hair; blue, green or gray eyes; freckles; and easy burning. Read on »

Talking to your teen about sun protection might sound unnecessary — but maybe not when you consider the following:

Eighty percent of a person’s lifetime sun exposure occurs before age 18. Read on »

The worst feeling in the world is when someone asks you when you’re due — a month after you’ve delivered. But let’s face it, most moms don’t wear their old jeans home from the hospital, or for many months afterwards. It seems with subsequent children and advancing age, it gets harder and harder to lose that baby weight. Read on »