July 22, 2021
However glorious sunshine feels, getting too much of it--especially without protection--can be dangerous. Understanding the risks of too much sun and how to protect yourself can help you have a safe and fun summer.
July 21, 2021
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)--diabetes that can develop during pregnancy in women who don’t already have the condition--affects approximately ten percent of pregnant women.
July 20, 2021
With more Americans getting vaccinated and the pandemic subsiding (for now), businesses are calling employees back to in-person work.
July 19, 2021
In this episode of Kids Health Cast, David Laufgraben, M.D., discusses how social media and the digital world may be affecting teenage mental health.
July 15, 2021
To raise awareness and promote understanding of these conditions, and of non-congenital conditions of the head and face resulting from illness or injury and affecting thousands of infants, children, teens, and adults each year, National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month was established.
July 14, 2021
Despite overwhelming evidence that the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine outweigh the risks, and that the chances of dying from the coronavirus far exceed those of having an adverse reaction to the shot, reports of rare, (fewer than one in a million) post-vaccine blood clots may have you reconsidering vaccination.
July 13, 2021
The pandemic may have made you put routine medical procedures and screenings on hold. Can you reschedule them, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is here? Yes.
July 12, 2021
In this episode of Back to Health, Andrew Alexis M.D., MPH discusses skin cancer, one of the most common cancer types.
July 8, 2021
A new COVID-19 vaccine from a company called Novavax may soon present Americans with a fourth option for fighting the coronavirus.
July 7, 2021
The pandemic is taking a toll on mental health. Fear of illness, as well as loss of income, housing, or schooling have left many people anxious, lonely, and depressed.