Author: Holly Cooper Ford
Posts by Holly Cooper Ford
The rhythm method requires you to carefully monitor your menstrual cycle. You can then identify when you’re most fertile and likely to get pregnant.
Understanding the physiological changes happening in your body — and how those fluctuations affect your mood, sleep, eating habits and more — empowers you to alter your behaviors and habits. The goal: to maximize your potential week to week.
When it comes to morning beverages of choice — tea vs. coffee — it’s not uncommon for people to pick sides. But research has shown that coffee and tea have a variety of health benefits.
Instead of pounding the pavement for over an hour every day to achieve that 10,000-step goal, try incorporating higher-intensity exercises into your routine.
When physical therapist Amy Boyer realized surgery was the only option for relieving hip pain, she turned to someone she knew could relate: her patient.
With the variety of car seats for kids available and recent changes to Virginia’s child restraint laws, there’s no doubt parents could use a bit of guidance. Child Passenger Safety Technician Sharon Ferraro provides tips on the best ways to keep kids safe on the road.
Indumathy Varadarajan, MD, is a hematologist oncologist at UVA Cancer Center who specializes in caring for patients with a variety of blood cancers.
Playing one sport year-round puts kids at risk for overuse injuries and may impact their performance in the future. Take a look at these tips to keep young athletes healthy and injury-free.
At just over one month old and weighing only six pounds, Sammy was the smallest patient ever to undergo a rare and complex heart surgery.
Is your child at risk? Take a look at this Q&A with pediatric neurologist J. Nicholas Brenton, MD, to learn more about AFM, a rare but serious neurologic condition that typically affects young children.