Before You Call 911…

Last week, my oldest daughter, who has multiple special needs, got sick at camp. I couldn’t get her, because my car was in the shop. It was every parent’s fear: my child needed help, and I was helpless. Fortunately, it … Read More

First Aid

Accidents can happen. Wait…let me rephrase that…Accidents will happen! But we can never plan when or where. After all, that’s why they’re called “accidents.” But you can always be prepared for those moments by having a first aid kid handy, … Read More

How NOT to Get the Flu

When Gwen Zwanziger’s teenaged daughter came down with the flu last at the beginning of the year, she did everything she was supposed to: had her checked at the local clinic, kept her hydrated, and insisted on plenty of rest. … Read More

Can you Recognize the Signs of a Stroke?

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in the United States.  Approximately 800,000 people suffer strokes each year, and almost 130,000 of those victims die. According to the experts at, every 40 seconds, someone in the United … Read More

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