Our email and Facebook can wait — especially if it means setting a good example for our children and protecting their health. Increased screen time is associated with higher rates of childhood obesity, behavior problems, ADHD, poor sleep quality, poor physical activity and poor school performance.
Finding the right fit in the patient-doctor relationship can improve your health both now and in the long term. Start by looking for these characteristics.
Whether it’s on the job or taking care of a busy family, we use our voices all the time. Most of us don’t think too much about our voices until we lose them temporarily because of illness.
Most people don’t think about end-of-life care until they reach a point where the issue can no longer be ignored. Many times, this takes place very late in life — often in a hospital setting during a health crisis. Find out why you need to plan now.
Fatigue can signal anemia, diabetes, hypothyroidism or hepatitis C. But once your doctor rules out major medical causes of fatigue, it’s time to consider hidden ones. Consider these seven common causes.
If you need surgery for aortic valve disease – you may be worried – wondering what this surgery involves. What are the risks? Will I survive? These questions are even more worrisome when you have other medical conditions or need other heart surgery. But – never fear – your chances for a successful surgery have … Read More
Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. Find four tips to help kids adjust to a new sleep schedule so they can perform their best in school.
Can you spot a sweet, juicy peach when you see one? When you are picking peaches, you want to be sure the skin is fuzzy and that it’s vibrant in color. Use these tips.
One question cancer patients often ask is “What can I do to help myself fight this cancer?” This question, this essential human need to take control and not simply let cancer do what it pleases to your body, is rarely addressed by physicians. A cancer specialist offers advice.
Most eye injuries, like getting soap or a tiny foreign body in the eye, are minor. Others, such as those that occur in some work environments or during sports play, require prompt medical attention.