Talk to a teenager about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and if they don’t immediately shy away, they will likely offer a variety of answers. It turns out that many teens, and even adults, don’t know much about STDs until they get one.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 19 million new STD Read more...
Kyle had a golf ball-size lump on his lower left leg. The nurses and doctors quickly realized he needed to be seen by a specialist. Before Erin even had a chance to bond with her new baby, he was transported by ambulance to the neonatal intensive care unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital.
Once he arrived, Kyle underwent a battery of tests Read more...
What you need to know to breathe easier
The Ohio Valley is known for colorful foliage, beautiful spring blooms and hazy, hot summers.
It’s also known to induce respiratory issues not-so-affectionately known as the “Ohio Valley crud.”
This condition causes allergy symptoms that include wheezing, coughing and troubled breathing. The Asthma Read more...
Hello, better bladder health!
Chances are most women will experience a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in life, or have symptoms they think are a UTI. Either way, the discomfort can be miserable and. impacts quality of life. A UTI is a bacterial infection anywhere in the urinary tract, from the bladder to the urethra.
“UTIs Read more...
While childhood cancer is relatively rare, it happens to about 16,000 kids in the U.S. each year. Thankfully, children are resilient; and when cancer is caught early, it’s very treatable. That’s why parents and others who care for children should know the warning signs and symptoms.
The symptoms of cancer in children may look like those Read more...
Seema Kulkarni, APRN, grew up in a small village in India, then moved to Mumbai after she married. She says parents strive for the best for their children In India.
“Education plays a lot of importance in the family,” Kulkarni said. “Everybody is concentrated on it. They save money to send you to college to get a good education, and they Read more...
Hand sanitizer helps protect you against nasty germs. It’s all over the place — in the office, in your bathroom, even in your car or purse. While most people use hand sanitizer to keep themselves healthy, most parents don’t realize how dangerous it can be in the wrong hands.
For young children, just swallowing two to three squirts of Read more...
An apple a day can keep the doctor away! With 4 grams of soluble fiber and antioxidants to boot, a medium apple has the power to help prevent health conditions such as pancreatic and colorectal cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, gallstones, heart disease and cataracts.
Include an apple in your day today with this delicious combination Read more...