Vaping and Tobacco: What You And Your Family Should Know

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E-cigarettes or vapes, are devices that create a vapor or aerosol of a nicotine-based substance. But unlike cigarettes, vapes do not create smoke so their use is less obvious to those around the person vaping. Moreover, many healthcare professionals are becoming increasingly alarmed at the popularity of vaping because the vapor that is released actually

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Lead Poisoning: What You Should Know

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Lead poisoning and water contamination in Flint, Michigan has been a focus in the news. Understandably, parents are concerned. The New York Times recently reported that unsafe lead levels in tap water are not limited to Flint. Laboratory tests have also found dangerously high levels of lead in multiple cities’ tap water: Sebring, OH (2015);

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The Importance Of Verifying Medical Information On The Web

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Every day, we get medical information through the Internet, television, radio, newspapers and magazines. But how do we know that this information is current, accurate and credible? First, look at the source Is the information from a respected health organization like the American Academy of Pediatrics? Or a reputable government agency, hospital, business, research institution

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