Blogs

  • December 20, 2019

    Wildfire and the Dangers to Children with Asthma

    With the recent Blue Cut Fire that has raged across California’s Cajon Pass and with the numerous wildfires that seem to plague much of the western United States each year, parents should be aware of how to protect children from the dangerous effects of wildfires and from the particulate pollutants that accompany them. While adults can […]

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  • December 20, 2019

    Health Concerns After Wave of Californian Wildfires

    Wildfires bring a host of dangers and problems with them. Not only are they devastating on the surrounding landscape and on housing and business districts but also they are quite hazardous to one’s health. This is particularly true for those who have undeveloped lungs or prior respiratory issues. Children’s lungs are not yet fully developed; […]

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  • December 20, 2019

    Treating Families Affected by Parental Substance Use

    Substance use and abuse is a far greater problem than many would think. In fact, almost 10 percent of the U.S. population older than 12 has used psychoactive substances. While this is problematic for the primary individual involved, it is especially troubling for any children within the home. Because children need a great deal of […]

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  • December 20, 2019

    Screening Teenagers for Substance Use

    Teenagers are notorious for risky behavior as they are subjected to a great deal of peer pressure and as they have virtually no limits as to what they think they can safely accomplish. Drug or alcohol use is often a part of this picture with a majority of teenagers having tried alcohol in high school […]

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