When Ryan Stevens was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, he was very sick and lost 65 pounds. But after his colon was removed, he recovered. Now, he'll swim 24 miles across Lake Erie to raise awareness about his disease.
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Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers discusses new government limits on sodium, fat and sugar in snacks offered in school vending machines. She gives parents practical tips to encourage healthy snacking.
A new study finds that vitamin D supplements don’t relieve knee pain from osteoarthritis or limit cartilage loss. But the vitamin still provides a great ‘D’-fense for bone health.
Just like adults, stressed-out kids can get tension headaches. But biofeedback cards can help them relax. The cards detect stress levels by reading hand temperature.
Vascular surgeon Matthew Eagleton, MD talks about a new device to make less invasive endograft procedures available for more patients with aortic aneurysms.