MPH Blog

MPH Blog Posts in 2017

The birth of a child brings new responsibilities. It also provides great joy and excitement. From birth to 6 months old, babies are developing at an extremely fast pace. In your daily interactions with your son or daughter, you can look for specific ...
Stretching before bed can provide many benefits. It increases blood flow to your brain and muscles, helps relieve stress, and improves your quality of sleep. It can also increase your range of motion, strengthen your bones and muscles, and help ...
3 Tips for Teen Skincare During Summer Keeping your skin clean and healthy is important, especially during summer. Teenagers may experience increased oil and acne due to rising temperatures and humidity, and having a regular skincare routine can help ...
How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have? We all know children love sugar. Even adults are prone to indulging in sweet treats like chocolate or soda and, in moderation, it is acceptable to enjoy it now and then. What does moderation mean for kids, however, ...
Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt? The Battle for Your Best Source of Bacteria Whether you’re just getting onboard the probiotics wagon or have already been incorporating it into your diet for years, probiotics are here to stay. Probiotics are the ...
Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, parents should already take steps in preventing ...
Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing serious medical conditions such as heart disease, high ...
Get Pumped Up for Your First 5k So you’ve just started running and decided to sign up for your first-ever 5k race. Now what? Running a 5k is a great way to kickstart a fitness routine or shed off unwanted pounds. But if you’re just in the ...
Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children affected. Allergies are your immune ...
Know the Signs to Look Out for in Making this Decision Adding a pet to your family can bring great joy to your home. However, it is also a big decision to make, especially if you have kids who will share in the responsibility of taking care of the ...
Importance of Sleep for Our Day-to-Day Function With the fast-paced life most Americans lead, a good night’s sleep is becoming a luxury. While we already know the sluggish feeling and difficulty in carrying out important tasks due to lack of ...
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition when you experience a pinched or compressed nerve in your wrist. Symptoms include pain in the wrist, numbness, tingling sensation, and feeling weak when gripping or grasping ...
How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Kid Searching for the right doctor for your kid can be a challenging task, especially for new moms. While referrals from your friends can be extremely helpful, you must also remember that what works for them, ...
There is nothing more satisfying than a sweet, scrumptious dessert. After all, it is even considered as the most important part of any meal. Too much sugar intake, however, can lead to cavities, obesity, diabetes, as well as liver damage and cancer. ...
Bringing Back Your Cheer When the Holidays are Over Getting back on your normal routine after the holidays can be pretty difficult. With all the warm and fuzzy feelings the holidays bring, it is normal to feel stressed when it’s over. This ...