It is time to start preparing for another school year, and physicians at The University of Toledo’s Rocket Pediatrics want to remind parents to add vaccinations to their back-to-school checklist.
For Julie Isola, having the rare neuromuscular disorder congenital myasthenic syndrome, or CMS, has been a tremendous challenge—and not just from the standpoint of its debilitating symptoms. Having lived with the disease for 41 years as of this month, it wasn’t until just eight years ago that she was accurately diagnosed and started on an appropriate treatment regimen.
As part of their ongoing effort to connect with the broader community, St. Clare Commons, a Franciscan Living Community located at 12469 Five Point Road in Perrysburg, is offering two special events in September that are open to the public. One promises to tantalize your taste buds, the other to soothe your stress!
Summer is still here, but it is almost time for back-to-school and to start thinking fall sports and activities. You spent the earlier part of the year establishing a health-and-fitness routine to get ready for the summer. When it arrived, you had a healthier attitude, a positive outlook, and a more toned physique.
It’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school time already. That means parents are once again faced with the chore of shopping for backpacks, lunchboxes, clothes, and a host of other school supplies. However, based on what I hear from parents, packing lunches has to be the most dreaded back-to-school task of them all. This dread stems from a dilemma all too familiar to parents of school-aged kids: On the one hand, they know most lunches are destined to get thrown away or traded; on the other hand, they feel guilty if they don’t send their little loved ones off to school with proper nourishment.
This month, college campuses all across the country will come alive with incoming students, many of whom will be leaving behind the protective environment of home for the very first time. Amid tearful goodbyes to anxious parents and the eager anticipation of upcoming academic challenges and extracurricular activities, it’s easy to overlook the all-important issue of campus safety. But ignoring this key concern can leave students vulnerable to crime.