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A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

Right around now, between soaking up the end of summer and racing through your family’s back-to-school checklist, you’re probably trying to schedule your child’s yearly well visit with their pediatrician – including that old standby, the annual flu shot. But this year, there’s a twist: A COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12 could be ready soon, too. Should you try to space out your child’s vaccinations? Plan them together? What’s safe, and what’s even possible? For answers, we turned to Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children’s.

Children’s Sports Medicine: The 7 Steps Young Athletes Should Take to Prevent Injuries

Children’s Sports Medicine: The 7 Steps Young Athletes Should Take to Prevent Injuries

After a long winter and a year with more limited activity, many of us are eager to see our kids get back out there, playing sports and getting much needed physical activity!! That said, if your child is an athlete, you’re probably cheering them on one minute – and the next, holding your breath that they don’t get hurt. Have you heard of sports overuse injuries? These injuries aren’t something you can see from the stands, like a collision or a fall. They start small, and are easy for athletes to ignore at first. If you catch this type of injury early enough, they’re no big deal. But if you wait, an overuse injury can turn into something serious – in the worst case, even impacting your child’s bone growth. So if you have an athlete in your life, what should they – and you – look for?

Valentine’s Day Dessert Board!

Valentine’s Day Dessert Board!

We love this Valentine’s Day dessert board from our food contributor, CatwithaK Cooks, and think it will for a sweet activity and family-friendly snack. Not only is it colorful and festive, it’s easy to use it as a template and go with any ingredients you have—and...

Newtown MediSpa

Newtown MediSpa

The following post is written by Debra Sullivan, PA-C and Owner of Newtown MediSpa. In 2012, Debra opened Newtown MediSpa offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, wellness, and pampering. Today, with locations in both Newtown &...

Genius on the Go: Tips to Avoid Email Hackers

Genius on the Go: Tips to Avoid Email Hackers

We’ve all seen them a million times… email spoofing and phishing. It’s when hackers trick users into thinking an email is coming from a legitimate source (Amazon, Apple, LinkedIn, etc.) to capture sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credit card...

The Latest in Migraine Treatments

The Latest in Migraine Treatments

Dr. Kate Mullin is the Medical Director of Clinical Research at the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache (NEINH), a multi-disciplinary, tertiary care neurology and headache center headquartered in Stamford, CT. (To learn more about Dr. Mullin...

ShelfGenie: An Organizing Expert’s Secret Weapon

ShelfGenie: An Organizing Expert’s Secret Weapon

This interview with ShelfGenie's Alex Modica, conducted by organizing expert Seana Turner, originally appeared on TheSeanaMethod.com.    One of the first people I met when I entered the professional organizing world was Alex Modica. He is the owner of...

Medical Massage: A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Medical Massage: A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Let's face it, we don't have the time to be unhealthy. We all have a lot on our plates – caring for kids, homes, pets, spouses, & possibly parents – all while managing career aspirations and self-care.  We have to be efficient, organized, and "on" at all times....

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