They smell like candy, with flavors like pink bubblegum, mint chocolate, lemonade, cherry and snicker doodle, yet the liquid nicotine used to fill e-cigarettes can be extremely harmful, even deadly for children. The CDC reports that accidental poisonings from e-cigarettes’ liquid nicotine are on the rise.
Archives for April 2014
Recently, when we were seeing what has been going on in the lives of the other mom bloggers, I noticed a post about end-of-life planning. I’m not sure if it was that or the Easter season in general, but suddenly I realized that we have been slacking. We hadn’t added Sam to our will.
Six years ago, I was honored to become a mother to an amazing baby boy, Grayson. It wasn’t very long after birth that Grayson began to experience a list of medical issues, including chronic food allergies and asthma.
This is about the time I was introduced to Dr. Rajeev Kishore. I had no idea at the time how much of an impact this man would make in our lives.
Recent studies have shown that upwards of a billion people are deficient in vitamin D. Getting adequate vitamin D is especially important for athletes for 3 reasons: building bones strong, staving off infection, and improving athletic performance.
Has this scenario ever happened to you? You rush your child to the Emergency department. And while she starts looking a little better, you’re frightened at the prospect of being sent home in case things take a turn for the worse. Then the doctor comes in to calm your fears – or does he?
When Harper was a few days old, we began noticing a milky-white quality to her eyes. A trip to the vision center at Akron Children’s Hospital confirmed what I was scared to hear: Harper has cataracts, so big that she can only see light.