Do you know that United States Poison Control Centers receive, on average, an exposure case every 15 seconds? Did you also know that 44% of those cases are children five years and younger? Every day, over 300 children in the United States between 0-19 years old are treated in an emergency department, and two children die as a result of poisoning.
Canyon View Pediatrician - Richard Paxton, MD, and Wellness Expert - Lisie Byington talk about the differences between Fad Diets vs. Real Nutrition. The presentation was given in January 2019 in Springville, Utah, as part of the Community Health Seminar Series.
Spring is a wonderful time of year for many reasons. The days are getting longer, the winter illness season is coming to an end, and many outdoor activities are beckoning once again. However, it is also the time of year when many severe sunburns occur.
Every other year children in Utah schools are given a survey that asks: During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? In 2011, 13% of youth responded yes, but when the survey... Read More
When asked what we want most in life, the majority of us will reply that we want to be happy... So how can we be happy? And, just as important, how can we “teach” happiness to our children?