Hurricane season is June 1 through Nov. 30. Don't wait until the last minute to prepare for severe weather. If you or a loved one is medically dependent and will require shelter in the event of a hurricane, now is the time to pre-register with the county for assistance.
Inspired by her kids' sluggish start to the day, SMH nurse and mom of 4 Sheera Thomas, RN, takes a look at healthy sleep habits for kids. Find out how much sleep the experts recommend for kids at every age for overall mental and physical health.
Do your summer plans include boating, barbecues or fireworks? Here are a few tips to keep your family safe—and out of the ER.
Medical care at an urgent care center is not the same as care at an emergency room. So what’s the difference? How do you know when to go to urgent care or when you should head for the nearest hospital emergency room?
Cancer—especially breast cancer—often seems to run in families. This could be because the relatives share certain lifestyle habits or have the same environmental exposures. Occasionally, though, the cancer can be inherited—a mutation in the genetic code that is passed down from generation to generation.