Health & Wellness Tips
A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep a peanut allergy away, but check first with your pediatrician.
If your health records indicate that you are allergic to penicillin, consider verifying that with an allergy test.
Although the HPV vaccine was made available in 2006 to help prevent cervical cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer specialists note it’s still important to get a Pap smear screening test as well.
When people think about postpartum depression, mothers are the primary focus, but studies have shown that up to 10 percent of fathers struggle with it as well.
Making a resolution to work out and diet is a time-honored New Year’s ritual, but pregnant women should exercise caution about exercising.
For those who are eligible to receive it, vaccination is still the number one prevention method to avoid the flu
Every year, there’s often a shortage of platelet and blood donations during the holidays. This year, a number of factors have made the need for blood platelets especially urgent.
The Grinch may not be the only one who has a problem with his heart during the holidays.
The Grinch may not be the only one who has a problem with his heart during the holidays. There’s a notable December bump in the number of patients who show up during in emergency rooms with what’s known unofficially as holiday heart syndrome – heart rhythm problems caused by overindulging, says cardiologist Dr. Sharon Reimold of UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Late summer and early fall have brought an uptick in the number of cases of the polio-like paralytic disease acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) that has been affecting children in the U.S.