Author: Holly Cooper Ford
Posts by Holly Cooper Ford
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.
Fans of over-the-counter CBD oil claim the herbal supplement helps alleviate anxiety, inflammation, pain and insomnia. But before you jump on the CBD oil bandwagon, do your research to be sure it is a safe option for you.
For people with certain genetic disorders, extreme sun sensitivity is a symptom that requires more than just sunscreen. Experts shed some light on these rare health conditions that are worsened by the sun.
Probiotic supplements have become part of a daily routine for many because of the purported benefits, which range from improved digestion to disease prevention and weight loss. But are they truly necessary for a healthy gut?
You might think artificial sweeteners are healthier alternatives. However, studies have linked them to serious health problems like dementia, type 2 diabetes and now, stroke.