Changing the Culture of AgingAging

Changing the Culture of Aging

Resident-centered care aims to meet the needs of individuals By Rhonda Alexander What would you like to do today? It seems like…

Gaining StrengthWomen's Health

Gaining Strength

Post-op exercises help breast cancer survivors win control By Nancy Maes When a woman is first diagnosed with breast cancer,…

ABCs of Learning DisordersPediatrics

ABCs of Learning Disorders

Students’ issues can be hard to detect By Megy Karydes Cheri Easterwood first noticed one of her twin daughters struggling…

Safe drug lowers diabetes risk in women with PCOSTribune

Safe drug lowers diabetes risk in women with PCOS

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts  By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: My daughter has polycystic ovary syndrome. Her new…

Sciatica often resolves with time and treatmentFamily Health

Sciatica often resolves with time and treatment

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three weeks ago I was diagnosed with sciatica. I didn’t have much pain initially,…

Effects of alcohol increase after gastric bypass surgeryFamily Health

Effects of alcohol increase after gastric bypass surgery

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After undergoing gastric bypass surgery last year, having a glass of wine affects me…

Can you use homeopathic products to relieve your child’s illness?Pediatrics

Can you use homeopathic products to relieve your child’s illness?

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. I am sitting here writing this while sucking on a honey-lemon throat lozenge…

Can you be held responsible for your parents’ long-term-care costs?Family Health

Can you be held responsible for your parents’ long-term-care costs?

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report When an older adult racks up unpaid long-term-care bills, who’s responsible for paying the…

Rare syndrome causes overly flexible joints, fragile skinFamily Health

Rare syndrome causes overly flexible joints, fragile skin

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. My doctor said there’s no cure,…

POLST Orders Help Patients Advocate for Their End-of-Life CareAging

POLST Orders Help Patients Advocate for Their End-of-Life Care

By Laura Drucker My grandfather did not want to die. From hospital to home, back to hospital and finally to…