Almost every day there is a story where another student athlete tests positive for a performance enhancing drug. It is true that some athletes cheat or attempt to work the system. It it also true that some companies have poor manufacturing standards and produce tainted or adulterated supplements.
Summer is fast approaching and many families are headed out of town at some point during the upcoming months. Parents need to know the current recommendations for children traveling to sites foreign and domestic. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control have issued new counsel regarding travel this year. I encourage you to travel safely, explore places you have never been, and be informed of current trends in disease both near and far from Houston.