Buckle Up for Safety

Buckle Up for Safety

Keeping children safe while riding in vehicles is a top priority for caregivers, but it often causes confusion. Each state has different laws so understanding your own state’s restrictions can be difficult. Let’s take a look at Wisconsin’s car seat restrictions.   For...
Pet’s Positive Powers

Pet’s Positive Powers

People have pets for various reasons. Some people are lonely. Some people want protection or companionship. Some people have simply never known life without a furry friend. No matter what the reason, pet owners love their four-legged friends. These pets act as...
Concussions: My Silent Struggle

Concussions: My Silent Struggle

In the late 1990s, there was very limited talk on concussions. Now, almost 20 years later, I am in the thick of one of the largest sport controversies in this country—Is it safe to play collision and contact sports if you have received a concussion or multiple...
Firework Safety

Firework Safety

Fireworks were involved in an estimated 11,100 injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments during 2016. Consumer Product Safety Commission staff also received reports of four non-occupational firework-related deaths. Three of the four fatalities were...
Healthy Herbs

Healthy Herbs

Searching for that sweet spot where delicious and healthful meet? Herbs hit it perfectly. These luscious leaves — parsley, basil, cilantro, mint, thyme, oregano, rosemary and the like — not only add enticing aroma, fresh flavor and vivid green color to food, but also...
Celebrating National Drug Court Month

Celebrating National Drug Court Month

A courtroom is not a place where you expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy, unless, of course, it is a drug court. In 2018, more than 150,000 individuals nationwide who entered the justice system due to addiction will receive lifesaving treatment and...
Life In a New Light

Life In a New Light

What if there was a smartphone app that improved focus, reduced anxiety, enhanced learning, and put you in a better mood? Wouldn’t that be incredible? “Sign me up!” we’d say, right?  You may be surprised to learn that you already have this app installed, and you use...