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How I Became That Weird Theme Park Mom

A story by a woman who as a “44-year-old “do-your-homework-brush-your-teeth-say-your-prayers-and-lights-out-before-10” mom, become a person who can debate the various merits of the classic features of El Toro and the modern corkscrew style of Bizarro.”

“Moments of pure magic occur as we wait among the sweaty, heavily tattooed masses to become human slingshots. My 14-year-old . . . → Read More: How I Became That Weird Theme Park Mom

With a Tick Boom, It’s Not Just Lyme Disease You Have to Fear

Most Americans are well aware of Lyme disease by now, but ticks carry other even more dangerous diseases.

“Everybody knows about Lyme disease. But experts say the Northern United States may be in for a bad tick season this summer, raising concerns about Lyme and other scary tick-borne diseases, including the Powassan . . . → Read More: With a Tick Boom, It’s Not Just Lyme Disease You Have to Fear

How do your allergies develop?

Allergies are on the rise all over the world.

“Hay fever affects 400 million individuals globally, with asthma affecting 300 million, food allergies between 200 and 250 million, and drug allergies affecting around 10 percent of the world’s population.”

“The World Allergy Organization (WAO) warn that “the prevalence of allergic diseases worldwide is rising dramatically . . . → Read More: How do your allergies develop?

What You Need To Know About Zika Virus

News on the Zika virus keep changing as scientists learn more about this dangerous public health problem. Here’s the latest.

“Zika virus has made a worldwide media splash in the last few years following reports out of Brazil that it was linked to a spike in babies born with severe brain damage called microcephaly. . . . → Read More: What You Need To Know About Zika Virus