Swim to your healthAffiliate

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 treatAffiliate

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?Affiliate

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 causeAffiliate

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 disabilitiesAffiliate

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 betterAffiliate

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 saltAffiliate

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 fibroidsAffiliate

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 symptomsAffiliate

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 colorAffiliate

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:…

Lead poisoning: What everyone needs to knowAffiliate

Lead poisoning: What everyone needs to know

Harvard Health Letter The lead poisoning of thousands of children in Flint, Michigan is tragic — and should never have…

Tackle digestive concerns and upsetsAffiliate

Tackle digestive concerns and upsets

By Marsha McCulloch, M.S., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Heartburn, constipation and other digestive tract issues can strike at any age,…

Scientists uncover health concerns related to caffeine overdriveAffiliate

Scientists uncover health concerns related to caffeine overdrive

By Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Whether it’s on a long car drive or a marathon session at…