• Scoliosis: Early treatment can be a lifesaver

    Imagine your child has constant back pain and can’t run, ride a bike, go to a school dance or even stand up straight. That’s the situation Gina Heydorf found herself in three years ago, when doctors discovered a hump on her daughter Kayla’s shoulder. They were referred to John R. Dimar II, M.D., orthopaedic spine surgeon with Norton Read more...

  • Zucchini Muffins

    These delicious and healthy muffins offer a great way to use what many gardeners count as one of their favorite, and most abundant, vegetables. With no refined sugar, plus extra fiber and protein, these tasty treats pack a powerful nutritional wallop.         3 eggs (or equivalent egg substitute) ½ cup canola or coconut oil ½ cup no- Read more...

  • Understanding treatment options for ADHD

    You’ve worked, worked and worked with your child on homework, appropriate classroom behavior, organizational skills and everything else you can possibly think of. But finally, your child is diagnosed with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Your child is not alone, and as a parent, neither are you. According to the Centers Read more...

  • 40 and facing hip replacement

    Mention hip replacement surgery to just about anyone and they probably think of their dear old grandmother with osteoporosis. Surely hip replacement isn’t something young, active, healthy people need to think about. Or is it? Price Cooper is an athletic 43-year old Read more...

  • Is my child overweight?

    Ask the Expert Aisha Ali, M.D., Pediatrician, Kosair Children’s Hospital Medical Associates – Tyler Retail Village If your child were overweight, would you know it? In the U.S., more than one-third of children and adolescents are either overweight or obese, and studies are showing parents aren’t recognizing it. “Childhood obesity rates Read more...

  • Choosing the best hospital to have your baby

    Giving birth can be one of life’s most exciting experiences. It can also be overwhelming. Expectant mothers feel pressure within their bodies and in all aspects of their lives. Preparing for a new baby takes a lot of time, but choosing the right hospital shouldn’t. According to Laura Gipe, director of Patient Care Services at Norton Read more...

  • Think outside the lunchbox

    Kids are back to school and families are back in the bustle of daily life. It’s easy to let good nutrition slip for the sake of convenience. Don’t resort to sending kids to school with processed, packaged foods or having them buy lunch every day. Try these tips to make simple yet fun brown bag lunches your youngsters will not grow tired Read more...

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