Recognize the signs of eating disorders

Bulimia, anorexia or binge eating can afflict people from all walks of life—but telltale signs can alert loved ones to trouble.

February 10, 2016 2

Staying connected with mom provides a boost for babies

New study finds the benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping are far-reaching.

February 6, 2016 0

Exercise has limits for losing weight

Intense workouts are no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day.

February 5, 2016 0

Zika and sex: Be careful, but don’t panic

Experts discuss unanswered questions and reasons for reassurance.

February 4, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Cancer at age 10, complications for life

Childhood lymphoma survivor Judy Bode creates documentary to educate world on the late effects of cancer treatment.

February 3, 2016 3

Why the new, curvy Barbie could boost self-esteem  

The doll now comes in a variety of shapes and skin tones—and that could help teach “acceptance of the skin you’re in,” a pediatrician says.

January 30, 2016 0

Boost in breast-feeding could save 800,000 lives

Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies.

January 29, 2016 0

Wearable electric patch may ease PTSD

Researchers found symptoms decreased in civilians who tried the device; veterans are now being tested.

January 27, 2016 0

Zika vaccine efforts get boost from prior research

U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses.

January 27, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Mind-boggling’ recovery for toxic shock syndrome survivor

Rylie Whitten, a 15-year-old from Greenville, is stunned by the outpouring of support she received: "I'm not that special," she says.

January 26, 2016 2

Migraines may worsen as menopause approaches

Hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame.

January 26, 2016 2

Travel warning: Zika virus may derail plans for moms-to-be

Doctors warn pregnant women not to travel to the tropics because of a birth defect risk.

January 22, 2016 1