NashvilleHealth | 2017 July

By Stephanie Pappas From the day children first step out onto the playground, friendships are a key part of life. According to Gallup polling data from 2004, 98 percent of Americans report having at least one close friend (the average number of friends is nine). But friendship...

By Sleep Better Across the United States, students in grades K through 12 are getting ready to go back to school.  In fact, a few school systems have already started.  One of the tougher things as a parent is getting your child off the “sleep as...

By Amy Morin, LCSM It’s never too early to talk to your kids about smoking. You might not think there’s a reason to have the discussion when your child is just 5 or 6 years old—after all, it’s unlikely that your first-grader is going to pick...

By WebMD A healthy body temperature is maintained by the nervous system. As the body temperature increases, the body tries to maintain its normal temperature by transferring heat. Sweating and blood flow to the skin (thermoregulation) help us keep our bodies cool. A heat-related illness occurs when our bodies can no longer transfer enough heat...



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