Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Image courtesy of The Julie + Michael Tracy Family Foundation When faced with medical or developmental challenges, it helps to…

Combating Childhood Obesity Through Food

Combating Childhood Obesity Through Food

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN Waistlines are expanding in the United States at every age. For the younger generation,…

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Critical Questions: What to Ask When Choosing Medical Care

Choosing a primary care physician is critical to your health and wellness. It can be difficult when the marketplace is…

Chemical Deal

Chemical Deal

Chemicals in Our Products are Wreaking Havoc on Our Health By Megy Karydes Most of us blindly buy products sold…

Considering Your Cancer Diagnosis

Considering Your Cancer Diagnosis

Knowing what you can do, might just save your life By Morgan Lord According to the Mayo Clinic, about half…

Camping with Food Allergies

Camping with Food Allergies

It’s no one’s favorite activity, but some kids have to face food allergies at summer camp By Nancy Maes Summertime…

The Equality Equation

The Equality Equation

LGBT equality takes another step forward with American Academy of Pediatrics endorsement of gay marriage By Patrick Kenney Last month’s…

The Primary Problem

As the population grows, so does the need for effective primary care. Yet the number of family doctors has dwindled,…

Access to Care

In a shifting healthcare landscape, where do you find the best and most practical care? And how in the world…

Multiple Choice

Breakthrough technologies broaden options for hip and knee replacement hopefuls By Alex Lubischer It had been months since Cheryl Risicato,…

The Surgery Diet

Bariatric surgery is not a permanent fix to obesity, but there are newfound benefits By Terri Yablonsky Stat Weight-loss surgery can…

Caught In The Web

Video game and Internet addictions can damage lives By Eve Becker It’s a sign of our wired times; it seems…

For the Love of Lipitor

Lipitor’s hold on the cholesterol drug market keeps you from saving money, but not much By Patrick Kenney According to…

Allergic Food Groups

Caring for a child with food allergies requires knowledge and avoidance of parental diagnosis By Megy Karydes Chicago mother Lourdes Craelius isn’t…

Warning signs  of video game/Internet  addiction

Warning signs of video game/Internet addiction

1. Preoccupation with video games/Internet 2. Use of video games/Internet in increasing amounts of time in order to achieve satisfaction…

Drugging our Kids

Will drugs cure ADHD, or are we overdosing? by Eve Becker Who isn’t familiar with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD or…

Caring for Children with Food Allergies

Caring for Children with Food Allergies

By Megy Karydes Renee Frixen had experience with children and food-based allergies. As a teacher of a student with a…

Born Safe

Born Safe

Concern for what’s best for mother and baby could birth new legislation By Carroll Cole More women are choosing to…

When Help Is Needed

Assisted living offers much more than care—it offers a life by Nancy Maes When Chicagoan Laura Kimmel started looking at…

The Long Road Back

The Long Road Back

Much of you is required to rehabilitate after a stroke by Patrick Kenney Life is unpredictable. Most of us go…

Critical Choices: Which Hospital and Physician is Best for You?

Critical Choices: Which Hospital and Physician is Best for You?

When you want to buy a car, you can test-drive a variety of vehicles before you make your choice. When…