Author: Holly Cooper Ford
Posts by Holly Cooper Ford
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.
An organ donor gave Patty Grimm her life back, but it wasn’t a heart, liver, kidney or lungs. Find out how a bone and tissue donation made all the difference in her quest to walk again.
Many boomers are entering the dating scene again, yet healthcare providers often miss the opportunity to educate this population about STD prevention.
Is your child consuming too much added sugar? Find out why it's important to monitor the sweets and get tips on healthier snack alternatives.