New Breastfeeding App Offers Solutions

By , August 1st, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Our Lactation team gives thumbs up to a new breastfeeding smartphone app developed by certified lactation consultant Nancy Mohrbacher.

The Breastfeeding Solutions app, usually $4.99, is free in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (through August 7), and can help you navigate your breastfeeding questions.

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Tips to Avoid 8 Common Camping Health Hazards

By , July 29th, 2014 | Holiday, Safety | 0 Comments

Whether you are taking a swim, going for a hike or enjoying an evening by the campfire, nothing can ruin your camping excursion faster than illness or injury. Julie Xeras, MD, of Renown Medical Group offers tips on how to avoid the eight most common outdoor health hazards.

Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Young children, the elderly and athletes who are outdoors in the hot sun for extended periods of time are at the greatest risk. To avoid the adverse effects of the sun, drink plenty of fluids, wear a hat, and don’t forget the …

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