• Melon and feta salad

    Summertime is melon time! Melons are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, making them an excellent choice for snacks or a side dish during the summer, when they are most abundant. With high levels of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and lycopene, melons play an important role in healing; maintaining healthy teeth, skin, bones and Read more...

  • Is my child overweight?

    Ask the Expert Aisha Ali, M.D., Pediatrician, Kosair Children’s Hospital Medical Associates – Tyler Retail Village If your child were overweight, would you know it? In the U.S., more than one-third of children and adolescents are either overweight or obese, and studies are showing parents aren’t recognizing it. “Childhood obesity rates Read more...

  • Choosing the best hospital to have your baby

    Giving birth can be one of life’s most exciting experiences. It can also be overwhelming. Expectant mothers feel pressure within their bodies and in all aspects of their lives. Preparing for a new baby takes a lot of time, but choosing the right hospital shouldn’t. According to Laura Gipe, director of Patient Care Services at Norton Read more...

  • Think outside the lunchbox

    Kids are back to school and families are back in the bustle of daily life. It’s easy to let good nutrition slip for the sake of convenience. Don’t resort to sending kids to school with processed, packaged foods or having them buy lunch every day. Try these tips to make simple yet fun brown bag lunches your youngsters will not grow tired Read more...

  • Cellphones in bras: cancer risk or coincidence?

    In today’s information age, many of us look to the Internet and social media for health and medical information. This can be good (the more we know, the better). It also can be not-so-good (sometimes we see or hear things that are untrue, or only half-true). Recent stories that claim carrying a cellphone inside a bra causes breast cancer Read more...

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