Posts Tagged: health

Smart devices and children’s vision

Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. As we become increasingly more reliant and absorbed in technology, it is no surprise that today’s children have become avid users of technology, with the majority of children exposed to smart devices at less than 5 years of age. Smart devices have also become an…
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Enjoy college by reducing stress

As a student in college, you may begin to experience different or new types of stress. Here are a few suggestions to help you navigate stress in your life. The following results of the American College Health Association (ACHA) National College Health Survey report the top issues for UofL students are: Stress (35%) Anxiety (26%)…
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Fireworks safety for your family

Fireworks are beautiful and fun. They are often used at celebrations and on holidays. Yet, as an advocate for children’s safety and a pediatrician, I am all too aware that accidents happen—but there are ways we can protect our children from the dangers and still enjoy our festivities. First, igniting fireworks should be left to…
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Is stress impacting your health?

Many times we hear the message that stress is ‘all in your head,’ but it’s important to not discount a person’s experience. The impact of stress, and how we cope, is different for each individual. Each person’s experience is real and valid. Some individuals notice more cognitive aspects and may have trouble concentrating, decreased memory, or racing thoughts, while…
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