Building a better sandwichNutrition

Building a better sandwich

Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Sandwiches … harmless, right? A couple of slices of bread filled with a bit of lean meat…

The Kid’s Doctor: How to prevent bug bites all summer longPediatrics

The Kid’s Doctor: How to prevent bug bites all summer long

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. It is the time of year for bugs and bites, and I see a lot of…

Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitisGastroenterology

Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitis

  Q: A friend recently was diagnosed with appendicitis. She was treated with antibiotics only, no surgery. Doesn’t appendicitis always…

How to improve your cholesterol levelsCardiology

How to improve your cholesterol levels

If one-third of Americans have unhealthy cholesterol levels, why did the U.S. recently change its advice to limit the cholesterol…

Five things parents should know about stomachachesPediatrics

Five things parents should know about stomachaches

How can you tell if it’s a regular tummy ache or something serious? Here’s what you need to know. 1.…

Quick tips for gluten-free eatingNutrition

Quick tips for gluten-free eating

Going gluten-free can feel difficult — especially at first — but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are…

Young adults need to take prehypertension seriouslyCardiology

Young adults need to take prehypertension seriously

Q: I checked my blood pressure at the local pharmacy. The reading was 129/84 and said I am at risk.…