Six white vegetables and fruits you should be eatingNutrition

Six white vegetables and fruits you should be eating

By Katie Cavuto, M.S., R.D., EatingWell.com Don’t judge a vegetable by its color alone. Vibrant fruits and vegetables have standout…

The Kid’s Doctor: Get smart about antibioticsPediatrics

The Kid’s Doctor: Get smart about antibiotics

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com When your child is sick, do you know the best uses for antibiotics? Many parents…

How to find time to squeeze in a workoutFitness

How to find time to squeeze in a workout

By Nicci Micco, M.S. Maybe you’ve always considered yourself “active” — you played sports in high school, and now you…

How you can best protect yourself against mosquito bitesPrevention

How you can best protect yourself against mosquito bites

Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials www.awellnessupdate.com If you’re trying to avoid mosquito bites, there are four simple ways to do it:…

Sleeping pills should be used cautiously, especially among older adultsSleeping Disorders

Sleeping pills should be used cautiously, especially among older adults

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 79 years old. Lately I have had trouble sleeping, and I would like to try…

Environmental Nutrition: Shout-out to Brussels sproutsNutrition

Environmental Nutrition: Shout-out to Brussels sprouts

By Lori Zanteson, Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Brussels sprouts can get a bad rap, especially from kids. But there’s more to…

Hemophilia: The Royal DiseaseFamily Health

Hemophilia: The Royal Disease

National Hemophilia Foundation www.awellnessupdate.com Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn’t clot normally. It is often…

Rapid and intense mood changes often a normal part of teens’ developmentMental Health

Rapid and intense mood changes often a normal part of teens’ development

Mayo Clinic Q & A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 13-year-old daughter has become very moody, which I realize is normal…

High-dose vitamin D may not lower risk of fallsTribune

High-dose vitamin D may not lower risk of falls

Harvard Health Letter Vitamin D supplementation has been proposed as a possible preventive strategy to improve lower-extremity function and reduce…

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancerCancer

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancer

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: An older cousin was recently diagnosed with colon…