Moms Are Special – Right Down to Their Bones!

As a mom, you’re the backbone of your family – a woman of all trades and a tireless supporter through thick and thin. But don’t forget to give your own back some tender loving care. In a 2012 survey by the Centers for Disease Control, almost a third of women said they’d experienced back pain within the last three months. When your back isn’t happy, … [Read more...]

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation Thinking of quitting? Get the support you need by choosing a quit plan that works for you. Find programs that can help you stay focused, confident, motivated and smoke-free.   American Cancer Society; nationwide. www.cancer.org. (800) 227-2345. American Lung Association; nationwide. www.lung.org. (800) … [Read more...]

Mental & Emotional Health

Mental & Emotional Health Emotional and mental health issues sometimes slide under the radar, suppressed by feelings of shame or embarrassment, but these health issues are as real and as important as any other. Don’t let stigmas keep you and your family from seeking help that can put you back on the road to happy days.   MULTIPLE … [Read more...]

Vision Therapy, Screenings & Pediatric Eye Exams

Vision Therapy, Screenings & Pediatric Eye Exams Goedert, Steven, OD; Redding. Dr. Goedert has 30 years of extensive, clinical experience in developmental/behavioral optometry. He offers Vision Therapy, Pepper Stress Therapy, Visual Rehabilitation, & Sports Vision Training. www.optometrists.org/Redding. 1465 Victor Ave., Ste. D. (530) … [Read more...]

Children’s Low Cost/No Cost Health Insurance

Children’s Low Cost/No Cost Health Insurance Check out these options to help cross financial bridges when it comes to your child’s health.   Covered California™. Offers affordable, quality health insurance coverage for Californians. Compare & choose health coverage, get advice on whether you & your family qualify for Medi-Cal. … [Read more...]

Childhood Illness Patient Support

Childhood Illness Patient Support When your child’s health takes a hit, these organizations can offer medical care, financial assistance and more.   MULTIPLE COUNTIES California Children’s Services. Serving all counties. Helps provide children, ages birth–21 years, with certain diseases or health problems, the health care & services … [Read more...]

Childhood Diabetes Patient Support

Childhood Diabetes Patient Support Monitor blood sugar. Count carbohydrates. Give daily injections. Your child’s new needs require a steep learning curve. Find support and resources near you --  starting here.   ALL COUNTIES Diabetes Youth Families; serving all upper CA counties. Focuses on quality of life for children, teens & … [Read more...]

Childhood Cancer Patient Support

Childhood Cancer Patient Support Find resources for practical and emotional support during the battle against childhood cancer.   ALL COUNTIES American Cancer Society; serving all upper CA counties. Offers cancer information, day-to-day help, emotional support, programs & services to those with cancer & their families & … [Read more...]

Vision Therapy, Screenings & Pediatric Eye Exams

For information about vision therapy, see our article Developmental Optometry and Vision Therapy – What It Is and How It Can Help at www.northstateparent.com/VisionTherapy. Goedert, Steven, OD; Redding. Dr. Goedert has 30 years of extensive, clinical experience in developmental/behavioral optometry. He offers Vision Therapy, Pepper Stress Therapy, … [Read more...]

Natural Health

BUTTE COUNTY Digestion Relief Center; Chico. Focus is on improving digestion & reducing food sensitivities, without the harmful side effects of drugs. Scientific approach helps clients improve diet, digestion & elimination. www.digestionreliefcenter.com. 2639 Forest Ave., Ste. 100. (530) 899-8741. SHASTA COUNTY Chiropractic First; … [Read more...]