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Step up your ladder safety

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=87ef744e-21a2-45e0-ba8a-8dec74d18ea4#.Wuce31w-dBw As spring arrives, many homeowners set out to clean gutters, wash windows, prune trees and tackle a host of other chores. And many of these projects will require a ladder. But before you step up, brush up on safety. If you’re not careful, ladder accidents can leave you with cuts, bruises, broken bones […]

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Don’t drink the pool water

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=544970c7-1aed-496a-8204-a9995440a788#.WuceZlw-dBw Your chances of getting a bad stomach bug at public pools may be increasing, suggests a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. Cryptosporidium, or Crypto, is a parasite that causes potentially severe diarrhea. It’s often to blame for disease outbreaks at public pools. And since 2004, the number of new […]

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How to nurture your child’s mental health

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=a6b9f73e-414b-4fd4-ae16-970e88056387#.WucccVw-dBw You can’t protect your kids from stress and difficult times. But you can help them develop good self-esteem and give them the tools to cope with adversity in a healthy manner. As parents, we want our kids to be happy. But no matter how hard we try, we can’t guarantee their happiness. What […]

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Family meals help kids’ physical and mental health

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=c4960c36-45c8-489a-95da-39fa7a4a113d#.Wucb-Vw-dBw The value of a family dinner isn’t exaggerated, according to a new study. It found that children who eat meals with their family benefit from better physical and mental health. Sharing a family meal has been linked to children having a better diet. Research has also suggested that these meals promote language development […]

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Working mothers and stress

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=b502050f-693f-4b65-958b-f8fde29c3976#.WucZ3Vw-dBw Taking steps to control stress can help you successfully juggle a career and a family. Your 6-year-old wakes up feverish on a deadline-filled workday. This is a dilemma Kristin Shulder, mother of two and full-time employee, knows and dreads. “Do you give your child some Advil, send him to school anyway and hope […]

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How to get kids to try fruits and vegetables

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=9248160c-9aec-4fde-93f3-ec58ed4fdfac#.WucYJlw-dBw “Eat your vegetables, Johnny. They’re good for you.” “Just take a tiny bite, Mary. You might like it.” Did those mealtime nudges inspire you to eat more spinach when you were a kid? Did they turn you on to cantaloupe? Very likely not. And those messages may be equally uninspiring to your children. […]

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