Summer means children are out of school, and that can mean trips to exciting destinations. One place kids don’t want to visit is the emergency room. There are things that you can do to protect your child’s health and make … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2012
There are few times when gaining weight is actually a good idea. One of those times is usually during pregnancy–but as Lurene Cachola reports–there are still limits when it comes to eating for two.
Nearly 6-million Americans suffer from heart failure. The condition kills about 300,000 people each year. Here with a look at the problem and to offer tips on prevention is cardiologist Todd Edwards, of the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation.
Meat, fish and fowl: all are major parts of many diets. But a lot of people are joining the growing trend of eating more fruits and vegetables instead. Registered dietician Kayla Irvin-Blackstock is here to show us what’s “On the … Continue reading
The discomfort, symptoms and stress of a serious illness can call for treatment beyond standard medical care. Today, Well Beyond a Diagnosis looks at palliative care–an effort that focuses on relieving suffering and improving a person’s quality of life.
In today’s cover story, we take a look at how technology can help us in our efforts to get into better shape. There’s a free smartphone app that you can use to help map your workouts throughout Shelby County. Rod … Continue reading