As any Wisconsin resident knows, ticks and mosquitoes are quite the nuisance. But more than just an annoyance, they can also spread many illnesses to people. Preventing bites from ticks and mosquitoes is the key step in avoiding these illnesses. Ticks The two types of ticks that most commonly bite people or (more)
The Achieve Center would like to introduce a new contributor to our blog, Marcia, who will be providing an adult perspective regarding chronic health challenges. We welcome Marcia and are honored to post her inspiring message and look forward to her future contribution of Posting Positive. POSTING POSITIVE A DIAGNOSIS AND CHOICES It (more)
Foodborne Illness Advisory: Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Salmonella Risk The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health, and Wisconsin local health departments are working with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate (more)
KIDS SWALLOWING BATTERIES WARNING!!! In a study, conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus Ohio, it was found that there has been a surge in children’s visits to emergency rooms due to swallowing small objects with an annual rate increase of 92% from 1995 – present. Researchers found that the increase appears (more)
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Weekly LENA Talking Tip Week 4 This week’s talking tip: Touch, hug, hold your child while you play, read books, etc. Skin contact, or physical touch such as hugging, is an important stimulation required to grow a healthy brain and a strong body. It may also help your child to feel connected with you and (more)
Week 3 This week’s talking tip: Get down to their level: face to face. Being on the same eye level with your child helps him feel safer and more in control. You are also showing your child that you're giving him your full attention and that you care about what she has to say. It also may help to increase attention, (more)
Weekly LENA Talking Tip Week 2 This week’s talking tip: Comment on what your child is doing or looking at. Watch your child’s eyes, face, and body. What are they looking at and showing interest in? By commenting on what your child is looking at, you are interacting while giving verbal meaning to objects (more)