Author: Rex Perry

June 2, 2017

When can babies have juice? Not in the first 12 months

Most 100 percent fruit juices have as much sugar as soft drinks.

Infants & Toddlers Nutrition Oral Care

December 5, 2016

What parents need to know about childhood seizure

A pediatric neurology expert gives guidance on childhood seizures, which can leave parents feeling helpless.

Brain & Memory Children

November 10, 2016

Body art is now mainstream, but think before you ink

Tattoos and piercing are still trending upward, and so is their removal.

Prevention Teens

August 30, 2016

Dry eyes don’t have to be a persistent problem

Reaching for over-the-counter eye drops too often can be the sign of a problem. Here are some treatment options.


August 10, 2016

I took an online eye exam; here are the results

New online vision tests are convenient, but are the prescriptions accurate and what do they miss?


July 13, 2016

Moderating the great fever debate

Running a fever is part of your body’s natural defense against infections. Fevers are typically a symptom that won't cause you harm, but they make you feel miserable. We have tips to help you feel better.

Cold & Flu

July 1, 2016

Traditional flu shots to replace ineffective spray vaccines

A committee advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against using the FluMist nasal spray vaccine for the 2016-2017 flu season.

Cold & Flu Prevention

May 27, 2016

Shedding light on the mysteries of lupus

Lupus is a disease of contradictions and mystery. Those with lupus know that getting out and staying active can reduce their symptoms, but too much sun can trigger a painful disease flare.

Breakthroughs Women's Health

April 13, 2016

What to know about Guillain-Barré syndrome

Guillain-Barré Syndrome is a rare nerve disorder making headlines because of a possible link to the Zika virus.


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