I have heard that the ticks are out and about already this spring. As a school nurse, I remove a lot of these at school especially after families have been mushroom hunting. Here are a few tips for prevention and how to remove a . . .
We are on the downhill slide of the 2012-2013 school year. It is hard to believe that we only have 11 1/2 more weeks of school! (give or take a day or two). At the first of the year, information is sent home to parents and . . .
Even though norovirus has been around for years, we have been hearing a lot of hype about a new strain of norovirus called GII.4 Sydney. In 2012, the new strain of norovirus was detected in Australia. People in the US and . . .
I have heard a lot of times over the years that laughter is the best medicine. How can this be and what is it about laughter that makes us feel better? Physiologically speaking, we stretch muscles throughtout our face and body, our . . .
Flu is highly contagious, particularly when people share close quarters as children do in school classrooms. Flu is spread among children when a child either inhales infected droplets in the air or when the child comes in direct contact . . .