5 Tips to Get You Through Flu Season
Flu season typically begins in October and spans the fall and winter months. Although every season is different and some flu strains are more severe than others, approximately 5 - 20 percent of Americans contract the flu every year, resulting in over 200,000 hospitalizations according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Taking a few simple precautions can help to reduce your risk of getting sidelined with the flu this year.
Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep is a very important activity, that we often take for granted. It is especially important in children as it allows for proper neurological development. One disorder that is more and more common is sleep apnea, or interrupted sleep from breathing issues. We generally associate sleep apnea and distressed breathing while sleeping with adults, but it does occur with children - actually in 3-5% of children.