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bariatric surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery May Have Benefits Beyond the Scale

Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.

copd

An Alternative to Lung Transplant for Emphysema-Related COPD

Smoking-related emphysema destroys large sections of lung tissue, leaving them essentially useless. The idea behind this treatment is almost counterintuitive, but can produce dramatic results for a certain group of people.

laughing gas

Laughing Gas For Pain? It's An Option for Women In Labor

Nitrous oxide – which many of us know as laughing gas, an old-school anesthesia used by dentists – is making a comeback in the modern birthing suite.

woman stretching

You Can Change Your Habits: Here's How To Do It

So many of us want to change our habits to get healthier. Will we achieve our goals? Some people will, some won't. Here's how you can tell which group you'll fall into.

well-child visits

Top Reasons to Make Time for Well-Child Visits

You know it's important to take your kids to well-child visits to keep them updated on immunizations, but those are far from the only benefits. There's plenty more to learn -- plus a chance to ask about what's on your mind.

baby eating

How to Know When Your Baby Is Ready For Solid Food

Guidelines for introducing your baby to solid foods have varied over the years and can be confusing. You can know the time is right by watching for these signs from your child.

postmenopause woman

Vaginal Dryness: What Are Its Causes And What You Can Do

Do you have vaginal or vulvar dryness, burning, decreased lubrication, or pain? You are not alone -- up to 50 of postmenopausal women have similar symptoms. Find out what treatment options may be right for you.

kinesio taping

Cupping, Dry Needling, Compression & Kinesio Taping: Do They Help Sports Performance?

Thinking about trying a new therapy to help with your recovery and performance? These therapies could provide you with relief from training -- or even help you beat your PR.

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