Traditions teach children things that are important to their families. They give children a sense of continuity and routine that they can depend on year after year. Children will remember the special experiences of family traditions more than they will remember toys or gifts.
When we eat food it gets broken down in our bodies into fats, proteins, and sugars. Our bodies then use these nutrients to either build tissues or create energy. Sugars are used to supply our bodies with energy. Our muscles use a large amount of that sugar as fuel for our movements...
I frequently have parents in my office who are struggling with relationships in their families. Commonly, the concern is expressed about the behavior of teenagers. As we discuss these concerns it is clear that parents are worried about their teenagers but they sometimes are not sure how they can help or even understand the underlying problem.
A lot of our patients may be wondering about the Zika virus, and how much they need to worry about it. The Center for Disease control is our national expertise and resource on this infectious disease.