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Summer Break Safety

Summer is all about fun in the sun … until someone gets hurt. Keep your kiddos safer this summer by brushing up on playground slide safety tips, the warning signs of dehydration and the best defense against bug bites. Aaron M. Mayer, DO, a pediatrician with Meritas Health Pediatrics, offers his advice. Slide Safely Sliding [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|

Berries: The Original Sweet Treats

July is a wonderful time to celebrate all things berry, and is known as National Berry Month. Not only are berries delicious, but they are packed full of nutrients such as potassium, fiber, and phytochemicals (components in plants that have antioxidant properties that may help prevent inflammation). Berries are also low in calories and are [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|

Ticks: Avoid Misery in Missouri

Ticks are most active mid-spring through summer, making it important to take extra precautions this time of year. Following prevention tips can help you steer clear of these tiny terrors, yet, your best defense is knowing your native tick population: who they are, how they act and what makes them “tick.” Missouri Ticks According to [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|

10 Reasons Why Men Skip the Doctor … and Why They Shouldn’t

June is Men’s Health Month. What does that mean to the men in your life? For most, it’s probably just another day. For us, it’s an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Find out what screenings you need at your age. [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|
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