Parents in the past often lived in fear of losing a child to illness, but most parents today enjoy a world where they’ll never see these diseases, thanks to a silent hero: modern-day immunizations.
BY KARLEN E. LUTHY, DNP, FNP
Not so long ago, most children learned the rules of the game and how to play for fun through free, unstructured outdoor play. It was not until the latter part of the 20th century that adults became overly involved in "organized play." Today's organized sports present pros and cons.