Bronchitis is a condition marked by inflammation of the bronchial tubes, or bronchi, which are passageways that carry air to the lungs.
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States as it affects approximately 15 million people.
Strep throat is a common concern among parents with school-aged children.
Despite the fact that whooping cough is reaching epidemic levels in much of the nation, more California parents who send their children to private schools are foregoing some or all vaccines for their kids.
I had to have dermatological surgery last week. I'm okay; it's just another mole gone rogue. When my (new) dermatologist referred me to this surgeon, I didn't question the recommendation. And come to think of it, I didn't do much of a background check on my new dermatologist either, because she was in my insurance network.
The patients and staff of the Seattle Children's Hospital hematology oncology unit shared their strength in a moving music video that's making the rounds on the Internet.
Lip-syncing and dancing to Kelly Clarkson's hit single "Stronger," these brave little ones show their courage in the face of cancer - proving that as the song goes, "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
I recently read an article about the upcoming Summer Olympics. It said that British athletes have been advised not to shake hands with other players or dignitaries at the London Olympic Games for fear that they will pick up an illness and lose the opportunity to win a medal in the games.
You know that saying "youth is wasted on the young?"
Well, my latest opinion is that motherhood is wasted on moms. At least moms like me.
Don’t get me wrong - I waited until I was 32 to get pregnant, I desperately wanted children, and I have loved every minute of motherhood.
This is a short story.
It runs in the family on both sides for generations: We are short people.
A couple of weeks ago, my nanny found a louse on Matilda’s head. Apparently it was just crawling around, not a care in the world. Liz bagged it in a Ziploc sandwich bag so I could see it for myself and then called to deliver the bad news.