Posts from Alyssa Allen

Where incubation meets imaging

Neonatal intensive care unit's special system allows for safer transport and MRI imaging of infants.

April 16, 2017 0

Family history of heart disease?

An active lifestyle and a proper diet will always be your best defense against genetics.

April 8, 2017 1

Study: Cranberry juice won’t prevent urinary tract infections

Data behind recommendation has always been mixed, doctors say.

April 4, 2017 0

Costly struggle for life-saving drug

The price of insulin has jumped 400 percent over the past decade, leaving some patients choosing between food and medicine.

April 2, 2017 1

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

New rules on screen time

Doctors roll out realistic recommendations for your child's exposure to TV and all things technology.

March 9, 2017 0

Stay spry with these 5 must-do activities

Conquer achy joints, slower metabolisms and decreased muscle strength by using movement to your advantage.

March 2, 2017 5

Undergoing chemotherapy? Here’s what to eat

A dietitian's advice for eating well and staying strong during the toughest of times.

February 23, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

A good start for baby

Nutrition and exercise classes for new parents help ensure their little ones are born healthy.

January 17, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘If you only knew my life’

Laine Steenhagen defies breast cancer, and the slim odds of having more children. She's now the proud mother of three.

November 25, 2016 2

New tool in Type 2 fight: Bariatric surgery

Weight-loss procedure could represent the biggest shift in diabetes treatment since insulin.

November 12, 2016 2

5 tips for a healthier Halloween

A pediatric dietitian who's also a mom shares some handy tips for handling the inevitable surge of sweets.

October 27, 2016 0