Category: Health

Column: Antibiotics and childhood infections

Commentary by Dr. Dorota Szczepaniak Knowing the best way to manage childhood bacterial infections can be challenging for parents. Antibiotic stewardship initiatives resulting from concerns about widespread antibiotic resistance have changed the way many...

Column: 10 ways to control cravings

Commentary by Christy Kirkendol-Watson With the holiday season upon us, we all could use a quick reminder about reaching for the “bad stuff” during idle time or otherwise. Here are 10 strategies to help...

Column: Fall into a better fitness routine

Commentary by Kara Babcock The temperatures are cooling. Kids are back to school. Football has started, and the sun is setting earlier. Fall is fast approaching. With the start of fall comes hectic and...

Nickander to start Lyme disease support group

By Mark Ambrogi Kari Nickander knows she is not alone as a sufferer of Lyme disease. “I was misdiagnosed and this is the story of many, many people,” she said. It took Nickander 20-plus...

Column: Try a turkey day workout

Commentary by Kara Babcock No turkey trot this year due to lots of cooking and preparations for the yummiest holiday of the year? We’ve come up with some fun yet challenging exercises you “can”...