Freestone Medical Center

Keeping kids active

Let Them Be Bored

If you’ve spent any time around kids, you’ll be familiar with the all too common “ I’m borrrrred” complaint. Believe it or not, boredom can actually help them develop skills, creativity, and self-esteem. Instead of fearing boredom, help them embrace it and work through it.

Sun Poisoning

Everyone knows getting too much sun can lead to painful burns. Sometimes those painful burns lead to sun poisoning. Here’s everything you need to know when it comes to recognizing sun poisoning, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

Blood Pressure Check

Arthritis and Stroke Awareness

May is both National Arthritis and National Stroke Awareness Month. While the two may not seem to be related, they do share some similarities: anyone can be affected, the occurrence of both conditions increases with age, and the actions you can take to help one condition can help or prevent the other.