My child was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
October 01, 2014

My child was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

It’s a shock to hear your child has type 1 diabetes. But there’s a lot of support available for parents and young patients.

“Excuse me, your alopecia is showing.”
September 11, 2014

“Excuse me, your alopecia is showing.”

As autoimmune disorders go, I could be living with something much worse than alopecia. But finding out I was losing my hair was devastating.

Can you stop hair loss?
December 05, 2013

Can you stop hair loss?

Losing your hair can be a challenge at any time in your life. But new tactics for treating the condition can restore your hair — and your confidence.

Is laser eye surgery right for you?
July 09, 2013

Is laser eye surgery right for you?

Laser eye surgery has come a long way. Get an update on the latest techniques to help you make an informed decision.

Warding off teen drug abuse
February 21, 2013

Warding off teen drug abuse

Substance abuse can derail an adolescent’s life. Here’s what to watch for and how to help prevent or address a drug problem.

Managing a pet allergy
October 09, 2012

Managing a pet allergy

Is Rover or Fluffy sending you into fits of sneezing and wheezing? While removing your pet is a sure solution, there are other ways to cope.

How to dodge daycare germs
August 20, 2012

How to dodge daycare germs

Avoiding germs at daycare may be impossible. But there are things you can do to help keep your children healthy.

Naturopathic doctors focus on prevention
November 10, 2011

Naturopathic doctors focus on prevention

Traditional medicine is cure-oriented; naturopathy focuses on prevention. Together, they make a great team.

Do you have a hearing problem?
August 10, 2011

Do you have a hearing problem?

Roughly one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74, and about half of those 85 or older, have hearing problems. Here’s what to do about it.

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