Author - Andy Napier

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Parent Alert: The Dangers of Liquid Laundry Packets

As liquid laundry packets continue to grow in popularity in U.S. households, parents are becoming increasingly aware of the risk they pose to children, particularly 1- and 2-year-olds. Data from emergency departments suggest that more than 400...

Newborns and new norms: tips for sleep deprived parents

Does the excitement of a newborn have your family in a whirlwind? No matter how prepared you think you are, most parents struggle with sleep deprivation. A popular mantra for parents is often, “I’ll sleep when baby sleeps.” This isn’t always the...

Can you hear me now? Coping with hearing loss

After decades of listening to the lawn mower, loud music, city traffic or noisy machinery, the human ear often begins to falter. High-pitched sounds usually fade first – birds chirping, telephones ringing, even women’s voices. And age-related...

Deadline for Terrace Café online survey March 7

The Terrace Café encourages faculty and staff to participate in a customer loyalty survey about dining experiences and food quality. The online survey, accessible from Feb. 20 to March 7, was designed to glean customer insight for ideas on how to...

Bone Issues

Specialized services for clubfoot and scoliosis are available right here in Augusta. On paper, the conditions clubfoot and scoliosis are very different. But they have one commonality: the need for a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and other specialties...

Classic chicken noodle soup with a twist!

Put a heart-healthy spin on your favorite homemade classic.
For tips on making a healthy chicken noodle soup without sacrificing the classic taste, check out this post on the Your Health Today blog.

2017 Summer Volunteen applications open

Applications for Augusta University’s 2017 Volunteen “Adventures in Leadership” program are now being accepted. This unique summer service program offers local high school students an opportunity to observe and work with health...

Safe homes, safe kids: Preventing TV tipovers

When most parents worry about their children watching television, topics like media violence or negative role models take center stage. Without proper preparation or supervision, however, some children could face a much more direct threat. Every 45...

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