Posts from Alyssa Allen

PATIENT STORY

Breastfeeding woes? Time to chat—by video

A video chat with a lactation counselor helps new moms work through troubles they may be experiencing at home.

August 16, 2017 0

4 things to know about backpack safety

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

August 8, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Bringing out the inner beauty

Amid the exhausting battles, cancer patients enjoy a welcome pause to find transformation and courage in henna tattoo crowns.

July 10, 2017 1

Got the latest baby gadget? Follow the rules

A child safety expert says it's critical to respect the guidelines.

July 9, 2017 0

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