Mind and Body

UNH study: Parents lack adequate paid sick time

Children are especially prone to illness, but new research by the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire suggests more than half of employed parents lack adequate paid time to care for them when they are sick. According to…

Migraines: When it’s more than a headache

Plenty of kids get headaches, but what if your child is suffering from migraines? A migraine is not just another headache – it’s a recurrent throbbing headache that can be accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and vision problems.…

How much caffeine is too much for kids?

There is only one instance in which caffeine is recommended for children, according to Dr. Carol Robey, FAAP, a pediatrician from Merrimack Valley Pediatrics in Nashua. “The use of caffeine is FDA approved for the treatment of apnea in premature…