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Health & Wellness


Last week on my radio show, Keeping It Together With Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom, my guest Barb Dehn talked about the importance of moms staying fit and healthy and setting a good example for their kids.  I couldn’t agree more!  She told my listeners about a great site  – where you can take […]

One Mother’s Opinion of the R-Word – Make a Pledge To Stop Degrading People With Intellectual Disabilities! By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

Over the past few weeks, there has been a great deal of buzz over Sarah Palin’s outcry over the use of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s use of the word “retarded” in regards to healthcare opposition that was quoted by The Wall Street Journal.  This was followed up by more “scandal” when Rush […]

Help Kelly Ripa and Electrolux Raise Money For Ovarian Cancer by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

As I always say, safety and wellness isn’t just about our kids.  Keeping ourselves healthy is equally as important.  In our busy daily lives, it’s so easy to forget about us and miss signs that we might have a health issues.  In my weekly radio show, “Keeping It Together With Alison Rhodes” –, I […]

Michelle Obama Tells Parents – Let’s Move! On Fighting Childhood Obesity

Without a doubt, one of the greatest problems facing our children is childhood obesity.  Childhood obesity rates in the United States have tripled over the past three decades, and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Health experts blame obesity for a range of medical conditions, among them heart disease, […]

Renowned Researcher Dr. Hannah Kinney Uncovers the Cause of SIDS

  The e-mail came in to me about four hours ago from my dear friends at First Candle –  They wanted me, as someone who is a close friend to the organization, to have the news first, the likely cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has been discovered.  Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston […]

CNN Breaking News Regarding The MMR Vaccine

I’m frequently asked about my thoughts as to the link between vaccines and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome as well as autism.  For years I have pointed out that there has been absolutely no scientific link between SIDS and vaccines and I felt the same way about autism.  Now it seems this is being officially debunked.  […]

My View From The Bay Segment On Brain Injury in Kids

I just got back from a rain-soaked trip to San Francisco for my View From The Bay segment.  Without a doubt, San Francisco is one of my favorite cities and I love doing this show.  I’ve known the host, Spencer Christian, for years and it’s always such fun working with him! If you didn’t have […]

Watch Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom Live On View From The Bay Tomorrow At 3:00pm PST

Traumatic brain injuries are  one of the leading causes of death and disabiliuty for children from 1 to 18 years of age.  Alison will be discussing the leading causes of tramatic brain injuries for our kids and some great products to protect them.