Dealing with a baby’s first coldPediatrics

Dealing with a baby’s first cold

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. With the “sick season” upon us, I’m starting to see more babies with…

How sleep improves memory, performanceFamily Health

How sleep improves memory, performance

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I don’t think I get enough quality sleep.…

Abdominal hernias common, but not necessarily dangerousFamily Health

Abdominal hernias common, but not necessarily dangerous

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Six months ago I was diagnosed with a groin hernia. At the time, my…

High cholesterol can show up at an early ageFamily Health

High cholesterol can show up at an early age

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson is 11 and already has high cholesterol. He does not eat a…

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?Diabetes

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Diabetes continues to be a growing problem among our nation’s children. Did you…

Counseling before and after weight-loss surgery can be a big helpFamily Health

Counseling before and after weight-loss surgery can be a big help

Mayo Clinic Q&A By Karen Grothe, Ph.D. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I decided to have bariatric surgery, but was told that…

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism riskPediatrics

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk

By Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Folic acid has long been touted as an important supplement for…

Brain MRI shows why meditation helps reduce painFamily Health

Brain MRI shows why meditation helps reduce pain

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: For years, I have needed narcotic medications to…

Know Your Breast Cancer Risk and Take Steps to Reduce ItWomen's Health

Know Your Breast Cancer Risk and Take Steps to Reduce It

By Laura Drucker From a young age, women spend a lot of time thinking about their breasts. Among these thoughts…

Developments in Male Birth ControlMen's Health

Developments in Male Birth Control

Men’s choices are limited, but promise is on the horizon By Erika Napoletano It’s not uncommon to see conversations on…