Posts from Alyssa Allen

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 4

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

Too sick for school?

A pediatrician's tips may help you decide if your ailing child should go to school or stay home.

October 27, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You can do this’

Yoga brings peace of mind and body to cancer patients.

October 21, 2016 0

Oh, my aching muscles!

Explore these 5 tried-and-true tips for faster recovery.

October 18, 2016 4

Diabetes, meet thy foe

Prevention programs are shown to be effective tools in the war against this chronic ailment.

October 15, 2016 3