Overnight camps can be a great way for kids to boost their confidence, make new friends and explore different boundaries. Whether it’s one week or whole summer, camps teach kids independence and resiliency. Still, sending kids off to camp can be hard for parents who are used to being in charge. Here are five tips to help parents set their kids up for success.
Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, detection, treatment and follow-up care, there are 15.5 million cancer survivors living today. But even when cancer is in the rearview mirror, the effects can linger. While friends and family are quick to rally support during treatment, the aftermath of cancer can be just as devastating as the cancer itself
Alzheimer’s is something I talk a lot about with patients. Not only is it prevalent – but the incidence is growing, and the lack of both a definitive cause and a cure makes people feel especially uneasy. Unsurprisingly, Americans worry about losing their mental capabilities twice as much as their physical capabilities, which explains why Alzheimer’s is the most feared condition, with cancer trailing behind as a distant second.
June is the month to celebrate men’s health. Fittingly, Father’s Day falls right smack in the middle, and families everywhere will pause to celebrate the men in their lives. At the risk of being a complete downer, however, most men need more than a golf outing or a morning to sleep in to get their health back on track.
Most people don’t get enough sleep, which results in forgetfulness, an inability to concentrate, irritability and all sort of other unpleasant consequences. But did you know your lack of shut-eye is downright dangerous?
Despite the prevalence, most people don’t know what exactly they’re looking for when they self-check for melanoma, and that can be unsettling. Here’s a helpful checklist that you should use as your starting point.