Health Apps For Kids & Teens

Health Apps For Kids & Teens

Today, everyone has a smart phone or tablet, even kids! Recent Studies have suggested that on average kids and teens spend between 4 and 9 hours a day in front of a screen (not counting schoolwork). Most of the time, they are using social media apps or playing games....
Six Common Back To School Illnesses

Six Common Back To School Illnesses

Now that school is back in session, kids are exposed to more germs. While back to school illnesses and infections are inevitable, you can always help prevent sickness by encouraging your kids to wash their hands regularly. If your child does happen to catch something...
Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

Sometimes, rather than spending the time to pack a lunch for your kids,  it is just easier to give them money for school lunch or for something from the local sandwich shop. But, as most know, easier doesn’t always equal healthier. School lunches, while they...
Healthy Workplace Habits

Healthy Workplace Habits

The average American will spend roughly 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime. During this time spent at work it is very easy to pick up unhealthy habits that might affect your mental and physical health. At Platte River Medical Clinic, we want to make sure you...
Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

School is back in session, and it is time for fall sports! Just because it’s fall, doesn’t mean the sun’s rays are any less dangerous. Often people forget that the sun is strong year- round and no matter what you’re doing you can get sunburned, even if it...
What’s In Season?

What’s In Season?

Living in Colorado we have access to a wide variety of fresh produce, but sometimes it is difficult to keep track of what’s in season. We’re here to help with that! We’ve made a chart of some of our favorite in-season fruits and veggies and we’ve explained a few...