Category: Healthy Living

Dec
08
2016

New Infant Sleep Recommendations announced by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Updated 2016 recommendations by the AAP draw on new research regarding sleep-related infant deaths and serve as the first update to the Academy policy since 2011.

Dec
01
2016

Healthy Holiday ideas for dealing with difficult family members

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo for the Huffington Post wrote that the holidays often involve spending time with family members. This can be challenging. We gather with people with whom we share DNA but sometimes not much else. Here are some tips to help keep the holidays happy.

Nov
29
2016

Vasectomy does not cause prostate cancer, research shows

Research published in the October 5th 2016 edition of the British Medical Journal puts to rest the debate on vasectomy as a risk for prostate cancer. Outcomes measured both the frequency and severity of prostate cancer in vasectomized men versus non-vasectomized men.

Nov
26
2016

Healthy Holiday Foods and More from the National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health included guidelines in their November 2016 newsletter to help us make smart choices as we celebrate the holiday season. Thinking ahead and making a plan can help us remain on track with positive health goals such as staying active, avoiding over eating, reducing stress and enjoying positive relationships with others.