Should My Child Play Football?

Should My Child Play Football?

by Susannah Wollman Some parents are concerned—and rightly so, it turns out—about brain injuries to their children who play football. You may be thinking that football has so many positive qualities and the risk is so small that it’s worth it for your kiddo to enjoy...
Face Mask Do’s and Dont’s

Face Mask Do’s and Dont’s

by Susannah Wollman Why wear a mask? Everybody agrees: masks are uncomfortable and hard to breathe and talk through. So why are we being told to wear them? Do they really help? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is thought that...
Is it a cold or the flu? Know when to see the doctor.

Is it a cold or the flu? Know when to see the doctor.

By Susannah Wollman “I hurt all over. My stomach’s upset and I have a headache. I must have the flu.” But do you really? Every year the flu takes on new characteristics, but those new traits are actually more about the variant rather than symptoms. The influenza virus...