New Restrictions for Hydrocodone Prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently published a rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or HCPs. These products are now being reclassified from the more-permissive read more

How Can I Tell the Difference Between Braxton Hicks Contractions and True Labor?

Dr. Al Robichaux shares information about the difference between sporadic "false labor" contractions called Braxton Hicks and the onset of ...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction: The “Tommy John Surgery”

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in the elbow and is involved especially with...

Symptom Awareness Brings Early Detection of Asbestos Cancer

There is no early, widely accepted screening test for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused primarily by...

What is a Midwife?

Thinking about having a baby? Wondering what your birthing options are? Today’s moms have more choices than ever.

Which Over-the-Counter Medications are Best for Common Cold and Flu Symptoms?

It would be nice to know that there was something we could take right away to start fighting off that...

Back to School:  Pack It Light, Wear It Right - Backpack Strategies for Parents

A major component of the back to school period is the purchase of school supplies and the perfect backpack to...

How to Tell if You’re Dehydrated

Dehydration can influence your mental functioning, your heart rate and your ability to regulate body temperature and blood pressure. While...

Back to School: Concussion Advice for Athletes

The start of this year’s football season brings an increased focus on protecting players at all levels from experiencing...

What You Need to Know About the Enterovirus Outbreak

With cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in children spreading quickly across the country, how serious should this concern be to parents?...