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Bethany Rundell

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

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

A study suggests that children with asthma should be tested for peanut allergy or peanut sensitivity, but allergists and family practice physicians warn that testing...

July 6, 2015 / 3 min read

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

  Parents of children with asthma can feel helpless when they watch their child gasp for air, unable to supply his or her body with...

July 6, 2015 / 3 min read

Is Your Headache a Migraine?

Migraine – even the word can strike fear in the nearly 12 percent of Americans who the National Institutes of Health reports suffer from them....

June 25, 2015 / 2 min read

Cancer Survivors Return to Living

On the first Sunday of every June – this year, June 7 – people of all ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, who have endured a...

June 1, 2015 / 3 min read

Facing the Facts of Fibromyalgia

  Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor, actress-comedian Janeane Garofolo and Academy-award winning actor Morgan Freeman know the agony of the chronic, widespread and severe pain associated...

May 12, 2015 / 3 min read