Bethany Rundell

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is wise, especially during the current...

June 22, 2020 / 3 min read

Antibiotics: Curbing Their Misuse and Overuse

In the 21st century, our focus has turned from celebrating these medications for their ability to cure infections to looking for ways to reduce their...

January 3, 2017 / 3 min read

Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person smoked. For a majority of...

November 11, 2015 / 2 min read

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Awareness of common conditions that affect the bladder, such as urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis and recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs) can help with early detection...

November 9, 2015 / 3 min read

The Power of Physical Therapy

For athletes, going to physical therapy seems like a rite of passage following an injury. Few have never witnessed the improvements that stretching and strengthening...

October 12, 2015 / 3 min read

Hope for Pediatric Cancer Patients

The National Cancer Institute reports that cancer death rates for children have declined by nearly 70 percent over the past 40 years.

September 23, 2015 / 3 min read

Packing to Prevent Back Pain

As if parents of school-aged kids didn’t have enough to worry about as the new school year gets underway, now the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

September 16, 2015 / 2 min read

New Treatment Options for Blood Cancer

Blood cancer. The words bring to mind scary thoughts about a terminal disease and cancer spreading throughout one’s body as the blood we need delivers...

September 3, 2015 / 3 min read

The ‘Skinny’ on Carbs With Resistant Starch

If you’ve dieted at any point in your life, most likely you were told or understood to avoid potatoes, bananas or plantains, and rice because...

August 18, 2015 / 3 min read

Feeding Your Brain With Healthy Bacteria

If the old saying, “You are what you eat,” is true, Americans (and their brain function) may be in trouble.   Behavior of Mice Affected...

August 10, 2015 / 3 min read