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Health Tips

Title: Exercise Needn't Be Extreme

Even moderate exercise brings real health benefits. Walking briskly for 20 minutes, three times a week has been shown to have a very positive effect. Such regular exercise will help to maintain muscle strength, bone density and lower overall cardiovascular risks. It will also make weight maintenance easier to achieve, particularly for diabetics.

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Fast Facts

Title: When to Keep and Asthmatic Child Home
Area: Pulmonary Medicine

Talk with your child's doctor about when you should have your child stay home from school because of asthma. Mild asthma symptoms can usually be handled at school, but you should consider what triggered the asthma, the stability of his/her peak flows, the presence of fever and how much medicine your child is taking before sending him/her off to school.