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.

 

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'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' 4-D Experience, Baltimore
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Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' 4-D Experience, Baltimore
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
Christmas Village, Baltimore
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
ICE, National Harbor
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
Pictures With Santa, Annapolis
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
Pictures With Santa, Hanover
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
Santa at the Mall, Columbia
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @12:00AM
Worlds Largest Gingerbread House, Baltimore
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @ 8:00AM
ZooLights, Washington, D.C.
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @ 5:00PM
Festival of Lights, Upper Marlboro
Wed Dec 13, 2017 @ 5:00PM
Lights on the Bay, Annapolis