2 of 3 U.S. patients keep unused painkillers after surgery

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse.

August 8, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘He’s our little Superman’

Enduring six surgeries amid the most serious form of spina bifida, 16-month-old Jeremiah Nelson continues to defy the odds.

August 7, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

Picnic joy: Kids being kids

Young patients and their families enjoy the annual summertime gathering for the pediatric hematology-oncology program.

August 5, 2017 0

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

August 5, 2017 0

Walk the dog, gain health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet.

August 4, 2017 0

Teaching an old brain new tricks

Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.

August 3, 2017 0

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

August 1, 2017 0

Can dirty diapers offer clues to the infant brain?

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better cognitive function at age 2.

July 31, 2017 0

Meds and grapefruit don’t always mix

This could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug.

July 29, 2017 0

Stop the cycle of bullying

Learn the telltale signs of harassment — and what to do about it — with these 3 big questions.

July 27, 2017 4

The scoop on avoiding ‘brain freeze’

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate.

July 27, 2017 0

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

July 25, 2017 0