Swim to your healthFitness

Swim to your health

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whatdoctorsknow.com Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States…

The Kid’s Doctor: Lice is tough to treatPediatrics

The Kid’s Doctor: Lice is tough to treat

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com What are kids bringing home from school besides their homework? Lice! The good news is…

The Kid’s Doctor: Does your child have IBS?Pediatrics

The Kid’s Doctor: Does your child have IBS?

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastro-intestinal disorder in children. IBS is a functional gastrointestinal…

Women with excess hair look to heredity & hormones as causeTribune

Women with excess hair look to heredity & hormones as cause

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I am a 20-year-old female. I have hair on my chest, back and stomach. I…

Create a plan for an adult child with disabilitiesFamily Health

Create a plan for an adult child with disabilities

Many families want to leave behind a little something to ease their children’s way in the world. But for parents…

The sooner psoriatic arthritis treatment starts, the betterArthritis

The sooner psoriatic arthritis treatment starts, the better

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and am confused about all of the treatment options. What…

Breaking up with saltNutrition

Breaking up with salt

By Densie Webb, Ph.D., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter “I love you, salt, but you’re breaking my heart.” This is the…

Variety of treatments available for uterine fibroidsTribune

Variety of treatments available for uterine fibroids

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had heavy bleeding with bad cramps for almost two months and was recently diagnosed with uterine…

Irritable bowel syndrome often chronic, but treatments can ease symptomsGastroenterology

Irritable bowel syndrome often chronic, but treatments can ease symptoms

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past year or so, I feel like I’m often either constipated or…

Don’t judge your mucus by its colorFamily Health

Don’t judge your mucus by its color

By Robert Shmerling, M.D. Harvard Health Blog A friend made an offhand comment the other day that caught me off-guard:…