Life with Celiac Disease

A mom writes about the challenges her daughter and family have to face because of celiac disease.

Marijuana tops list of illicit substances used by Americans

Nearly 10 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were illicit drug users in 2013, and almost 20 million said they used marijuana, making it the most widely used drug, U.S. health officials reported in September.

FDA Approves New Obesity Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new weight-loss drug in September marks the third time the agency has given its blessing to a new diet medication since 2012.

Should Medical School Go to Three Years?

The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that by 2024, America will lack more than 90,000 physicians. Numerous factors contribute to the problem, including an influx of 32 million newly insured people seeking care because of the passage of healthcare reform, the shrinking number of new physicians entering the field and the huge number of aging baby boomers needing care as patients and retiring from practicing medicine.

Meet Your Doctor: Gloria Morris

Medical oncologist talks about improvements in chemotherapy, and ‘genetic counseling’ as a way to prevent cancer.

 

When Your Spouse Has ADHD

Divorce rate among couples with one or both partners with ADHD is as high as 60 percent.

Formerly Conjoined Twins Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of Surgery

Formerly conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre celebrated the tenth anniversary of their separation in August with the medical team that successfully separated and cared for them at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM).

WOMEN'S ISSUES  

Pumping at Work

Mom talks about the importance of breastfeeding after maternity leave.

Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk in Post-Menopausal Women

Need another reason to exercise? A recent study seems to indicate that regular physical exercise by post-menopausal women decreases their risk of breast cancer.

Spirit of Women at Crouse Teaches Health Information in a Fun Fashion

Founded by women for women in 1887, the Crouse Hospital legacy of caring for women and infants carries on today. So does the tradition of women leading the hospital, with Kimberly Boynton being named president and CEO earlier this year.

Sarah’s Guest House Offers Home Away from Home

Unlike Ronald McDonald’s House, Sarah’s Guest House serves adult population in need of care at local hospitals.

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