BIG Book of Family Health 2018

Everything you need to raise a healthy, happy family - from pediatricians to eye care, napping, depression and much more.

The Lowdown on Lice

Did you find some lice combing your child’s hair or get the dreaded phone call from the school nurse? You are not alone. Anne Arundel County Public Schools average 500 cases of lice a year.

BIG Book of Family Health 2016

Everything You Need to Raise a Happy, Healthy Family

The Chesapeake Family LIFE's Big Book of Health, Published in December

One of our most popular annual publications, The BIG Book of Health provides Maryland parents with information they need to make critical health care choices for their families.  Click here to open the 2017 issue.

Inside this award-winning publication, you'll find Maryland health care providers, including dentists, orthodontists, allergists, dermatologists, therapists, and other family doctors as well as birthing facilities, urgent care centers and other critical health facilities.

Other topics covered include:

  • Tips to ensure baby has best teeth possible
  • How to beat obesity
  • Mental health issues in kids on the rise
  • Tips to help medicine go down
  • Playgrounds Mother Nature would love
  • Party tips for the parents of teens and tweens
  • 8 tips for cleaner, greener eating
  • Guide to area hospitals
  • Health support groups and resources

 

 

Kids

Your child’s health is important to you as a parent. From food allergies to common childhood injuries, we provide useful, helpful information about children's health with a Maryland focus. Find many of the latest recommendations and health news items to help you decide what's best for your child's health. Be sure to talk to your health care practitioner about any concerns you have. Please contact us if you would like to see a particular topic featured about your child’s health.

 

Parents

Solid, practical, and up-to-date health tips and advice about diet, exercise, check-ups and mental health to help today's busy parents.

 

Upcoming Events

Thu Jun 21, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Thu Jun 21, 2018 @ 9:30AM -
World's Largest Swim Lesson, Chesapeake Beach
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 4:00PM - 12:00AM
Summer Fridays, National Harbor
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Friday Night Summer Concert Series, Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Lavender Festival, Severn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Annual National Day of Play, Nottingham
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @11:00AM - 08:00PM
Eastport A Rockin', Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Bee Informed, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Mess Fest, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Family Fun Day, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00PM - 06:00PM
Beerfest, St. Marys City
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
1860s Tea for Kids

Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Thu Jun 21, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Thu Jun 21, 2018 @ 9:30AM
World's Largest Swim Lesson, Chesapeake Beach
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 4:00PM
Summer Fridays, National Harbor
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:00PM
Chocolate Making Class, Washington
Fri Jun 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Friday Night Summer Concert Series, Annapolis
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Baltimore
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM
Lavender Festival, Severn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 @10:00AM
Annual National Day of Play, Nottingham