Jennifer Ammons, MD | 10/30/2014
A new study just published in the journal Pediatrics, revealed that more than 63,000 children under the age of 6 experience out-of-hospital medication errors each year. That means every eight minutes a child is improperly medicated. The most common error? Double-dosing, or accidentally giving the same medication twice. Learn 5 ways to keep your child safe. Read more
James Kelly, MD | 10/27/2014
So you’ve just met with your doctor to review your lab work. Although everything looks good, your blood sugar is slightly elevated to a level that’s considered pre-diabetic. You weren’t quite prepared for this news, and several questions immediately pop into your head. What does this mean? Do I need to start taking medication?
Jennifer Ammons, MD | 10/24/2014
As toddlers transition to table foods, many do not dive in with gusto, instead preferring to only eat one food item, meal after meal. But just like good manners, frequent hand washing, and other desirable behaviors, you can teach your child healthy eating habits at an early age. Read more
Eric Hussar, MD | 10/23/2014
Now that school has been back in session for several weeks, does your child seem to be adjusting to his or her new grade, teacher, and classmates? Or have you noticed a change in behavior? There are some common signs to look for that may indicate your child is being bullied. Read more
Christa Coleman, PsyD | 10/17/2014
If you suffer from migraines, you might want to heed a well-used idiom in sports: The best defense is a good offense.
Jacqui Zimmerman, RD | 10/16/2014
Do you battle your kids for weeks after Halloween, trying to make sure they don’t overdo it with the sugary treats they’ve brought home?
Daleela Dodge, MD | 10/07/2014
More and more, research is making a connection between exercise and breast cancer prevention and between exercise and improved outcomes for breast cancer survivors.
Dr. Anthony E. DiMarco, DO | 10/06/2014
The signs are out: Flu shots are now available for the upcoming 2014-2015 season, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over age 6 months be vaccinated unless there is a health reason not to.
Elizabeth Horenkamp, MD | 10/02/2014
Women who carry a breast cancer gene mutation may one day have an alternative to having their breasts removed to save themselves from breast cancer.
Rosemary Search | 09/30/2014
If you’re going through menopause or the time beforehand known as perimenopause, you may have concerns about the changes to your body and the symptoms this time of life can bring. It’s time to work with your doctor to have all your questions answered.