We are in the thick of the holiday season and, like a lot of families this year, you’ve probably filled the week between Christmas and Hanukkah and New Year’s [...]
Before buying a toy or allowing your child to play with a toy that he has received as a gift, it is important to keep some safety precautions in mind. [...]
Bored kids are a given during the school break -- Pediatrician Dr. Diane Tenenebaum offers some tips to help keep those kids occupied and happy. [...]
Nearly everyone experiences the occasional stomachache, or GI tract upset. But for the approximately 1.3 million Americans living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, there is little to no rest from these uncomfortable, embarrassing, and often life-disrupting symptoms.
Alicia Recore, Ph.D., MBA, project director of the Holistic and Integrative Therapy Program at St. Peter's Hospital, discusses how massage therapy can help reduce pain, decrease stress, and restore energy for laboring mothers. [...]
Tomorrow is the big day! For a significant portion of Thanksgiving revelers, the holiday will feature some time traveling in a car. Make sure the journey is a safe one. [...]
The good news is if you quit smoking TODAY, it doesn't matter how much you’ve smoked, or how long you have smoked. Better health begins immediately when you put down that cigarette. [...]
It is a story that is familiar to anyone who follows the news – the number of American children who are overweight or obese is skyrocketing. Even more frightening is that Type 2 diabetes – historically found in adults – is increasingly being discovered in young adults and adolescents.
Many are aware the Department of Veterans Affairs has government-funded assisted living and nursing homes for veterans and eligible family members. But they also offer financial aid and assistance to veterans and eligible family members in need of intermediate or skilled nursing care.
Next Monday is the big night -- Halloween! A few simple precautions can make sure everyone has a safe and fun time, whether you are on the hunt for treats or staying in. [...]