Posts from Alyssa Allen

There’s hope in the fight

A pediatric gastroenterologist offers 4 top tips to help your youngster in the battle against inflammatory bowel disease.

June 22, 2017 0

The fidget spinner craze: Two doctors weigh in

Kids with ADHD might benefit, but for most it's just a toy.

June 11, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

In the club

A special team at a children's hospital harnesses joy and creativity to keep young patients on track with school work.

June 2, 2017 0

Want a kid with grit? Emphasize self-compassion

A psychologist offers tips for teaching kids about overcoming failure and adversity.

May 21, 2017 0

Freedom from troublesome incontinence

Embarrassment should not keep patients from using new treatments that can win the battle against fecal incontinence.

May 19, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A clear, new path

A burgeoning procedure to clear total blockages from coronary arteries is giving new life to patients who once had few options.

May 3, 2017 2

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 1

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 2

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