Pediatrics

Summer playgrounds come with fun and random hazards

(HealthDay)—As the pandemic eases and children flock to playgrounds this summer, parents need to make sure their kids are safe, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says.

Oncology & Cancer

Skin cancer survivors: How to stay safe in the sunshine

For many people, playing and relaxing in the sun is fun. But for skin cancer survivors, the sun can be a source of fear and anxiety. That's because sun exposure is one of the most significant risk factors for developing skin ...

Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Tips for cancer patients to stay safe in the summer

I have diabetes and high blood pressure. I take medication but have committed to a healthier lifestyle, including daily walks outside, swimming and other outdoor activities with my family. Recently, I was diagnosed with breast ...

Health

Do you need more vitamin D in the winter?

Vitamin D is a nutrient your body needs to keep your bones healthy and strong. It also has properties that support your immune system and neuromuscular health.

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