Facebook vs. Face to Face: Setting Facebook Guidelines for Your Teens

Getting help with homework, receiving moral support from friends, connecting with old classmates who moved away—these are all good things that come from Facebook. But parents need to be aware that this social media form has some social drawbacks. David Blackburn, PhD, Scott & White Clinical Psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the treatment of … Continue reading Facebook vs. Face to Face: Setting Facebook Guidelines for Your Teens

Blood pressure basics: What do "systolic" and "diastolic" mean?

Every time you go to the clinic, you get your blood pressure checked. Those numbers are recorded in your medical record each and every time. What do those numbers mean and why are they important? Your heart pumps blood throughout your body in a system of arteries, veins and capillaries. The force with which that … Continue reading Blood pressure basics: What do "systolic" and "diastolic" mean?

Pack Up the Pizza: Proper Food Storage Techniques

Snacking on pizza that’s been sitting on the counter for hours can make you sick. Resist the temptation to finish off foods that you failed to put away after mealtime, says Vicky Cora, GI Nutrition Support Dietitian. “Food-borne illnesses are caused by different bacteria: salmonella in chicken and poultry, E. coli in vegetables and beef, … Continue reading Pack Up the Pizza: Proper Food Storage Techniques