Is too much screen time bad for kids?

Is too much screen time bad for kids?

Growing up, you likely heard one of several refrains in your house: “Don’t sit too close to the TV!” “Don’t spend so much time at that computer!” “Don’t make me come take that phone away from you!” As a parent, you’re always trying to do what’s right for your child,...
Eye injury: Should you go to the ER or not

Eye injury: Should you go to the ER or not

Sight is one of the essential senses, but new research says that you are probably going to the emergency room too often for vision problems. In the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers from John Hopkins University find that nearly 50% of visits to the ER for eye...
My child says her eye hurts – what do I do?

My child says her eye hurts – what do I do?

If your child tells you his or her eye hurts, your first instinct is probably to panic. Once you compose yourself, you’ll ask a few key questions: Did you poke yourself? Is it red? Does it itch? Do you feel something in there? Sometimes there is a foreign object in...