Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

By Morgan Lord Whether you’re off on a road trip or running errands on crowded city streets, keep your child…

Sun Sense

Sun Sense

Dermatologists say chemicals in sunscreen not a risk By Laura Drucker I was walking along the lakefront with a friend…

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

By Nancy Maes You might think you know the signs of drowning: a kid frantically waving his arms high in…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

What Patients Should Know By Dr. Gena Vennikandam When was the last time you visited the doctor? In more scenarios than…

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

The Kid’s Doctor: Have your child’s blood pressure checked regularly

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com When you take your child in for a check-up, does your pediatrician check the youngster’s…

Playing It Safe

Playing It Safe

Summertime playground fun is best when serious injuries are avoided By Nancy Maes Public playgrounds can be some of the…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

By Michael Mahr, M.D., Tribune Content Agency DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m 43 and have started having trouble with my vision…

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Preventive strategies can reduce risk of another dislocated shoulder

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Preventive strategies can reduce risk of another dislocated shoulder

By Robert Shmerling, M.D., Tribune Content Agency Q: I’ve dislocated my shoulder twice. What can I do to prevent this…

Peanut Consumption in Infancy Could Prevent Peanut Allergies, Study Finds

Peanut Consumption in Infancy Could Prevent Peanut Allergies, Study Finds

By Heidi Kiec When it comes to preventing a peanut allergy, it might be best to fight fire with fire.…

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

By Beverly Merz Harvard Health Blog After such a long, frigid winter, I wouldn’t mind sitting in a sauna for…