Downers Grove

Stories for the Downers Grove community — health enews phase II.

12 steps to allergy-proof your home  Featured
12 steps to allergy-proof your home
Is your home contributing to your sniffles and sneezes?
Keep teens safe behind the wheel  Featured
Keep teens safe behind the wheel
Lack of experience puts adolescents at risk for getting in an accident.
#ParentProblem: Keeping kids safe online  Featured
#ParentProblem: Keeping kids safe online
Navigate the dangers posed by the Internet and social media with your teens.
Heavy marijuana use as a teen impacts long-term memory  Featured
Heavy marijuana use as a teen impacts long-term memory
Experts encourage parents to discuss the serious consequences of cannabis use with their kids.
Is my child depressed?  Featured
Is my child depressed?
Learn how parents can help kids navigate the pressures of their teen years.
Are kids’ heavy backpacks weighing them down?  Featured
Are kids’ heavy backpacks weighing them down?
A bag that is more than 10 percent of a child’s weight can be dangerous.
6 tips to help teens get enough sleep 
6 tips to help teens get enough sleep
Adolescents aren’t wired to wake up early. Here’s how they can get more shut-eye.