Parents Ask: Sunscreen

By Dr. Allison Kaplan   Q: “Living in Arizona, I know that sun protection is extremely important. There are so many sun screens to choose from. As a parent, what should I be looking for in the SPF number and is there a difference between the lotions and the sprays?” –...

Heart Healthy Kids

By Alexa Bigwarfe It’s important for parents to remember that we have to teach our children how to live heart healthy lives. According to statistics, currently 23% of children between the ages of 2 and 5 are classified as “obese” in the United...

Eating Disorders

By Miachelle DePiano Eating disorders are more commonly known today, but they can still be difficult to identify early in their manifestation. If not recognized, the long term consequences are not just unhealthy, but can also be deadly. Understanding what the eating...

Questions about Healthcare

  By David Allazetta CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Arizona Q: “It seems that health plans are getting more and more complicated every year. What do I need to know and are there specific things I should be looking for before I select a new plan?” –  Sarah from...

This Mom Got Fit!

By Sandi Haustein When I was in college, I was the skinny girl who could eat whatever she wanted and not gain a pound: bottomless chips and queso, huge bowls of pasta, bloomin’ onions—you name it, I ate it. But ten years, three pregnancies, and three dress sizes...

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