Shriners Hospitals’ New App Helps Parents Detect Signs of Scoliosis

Back-to-School HEALTH CHECK! The leisurely days of summer are over and it’s time to re-establish healthy habits and back-to-school routines. In addition to dental checkups and annual physicals, pediatric medical specialists recommend adding a scoliosis screening to back-to-school checklists. A team of doctors at Shriners Hospitals for Children® developed SpineScreen, …

Self-Care for Grieving

The loss of a loved one can be overwhelming and draining. Hospice of North Idaho supports community members with a safe place to express grief and to learn tools for the journey through grief. Free counseling and grief groups are offered to anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. …

Mothers Haven — The end of an era, but not goodbye

After serving moms in North Idaho for 17 years with quality products, support groups, lactation clinics, and classes, Mothers Haven’s “brick and mortar” location closed its doors on September 30, 2017. Becky Orchard, who has a background as a doula and childbirth educator, purchased Mothers Haven from Margaret Hildahl in …

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid USA is a training  –  like regular First Aid or CPR  –  designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid helps people know that mental illnesses and addictions …

Children’s Behavior

Does your Child Display any of These Symptoms? • Moodiness • Anxiety • Depression • Memory problems • Worry/fear • OCD obsessive compulsive disorder • Brain fog • Ruminating thoughts • ADD, ADHD and other focus issues • Poor Reading Comprehension Some issues are truly neurological, but many are the …

Flipflop Sandal Cookies

You need: • Oval-shaped cookies • Frosting • Sour gummy worms • Rope licorice • Gummy candy Instructions: Frost two oval-shaped cookies or dab frosting on each cookie where the “straps” will be attached. For wide straps, snip the rounded ends from a gummy worm, cut it in half, and …

Healthy Food Choices Program for Kids

The Power of Produce (PoP) Club is a fun and exciting new children’s program that will be held at the Hayden Farmers Market this summer. The program seeks to encourage children to make healthy food choices by empowering them to shop for, grow and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. Children …

Annual January “Must Do” List

It’s not a New Years Resolution, but making the completion of this list an annual January habit will set your year on the right track to help you avoid costly, frustrating, or time consuming misses. Check your Credit Score: Most online sources give you one annual check for no charge. …