Cardio 28th September 2015

Mending hearts with traditional skills

What do you do if your three-year-old gets tired after walking just one block and almost faints and turns purple when crying? Cynthia had these symptoms because she was letting out large amounts of blood through a small hole in ...

by Andrea Stadil Glahn

Family 15th May 2015

Wide hips aren’t worse for getting around

Two physical features, among others, make humans unique: our way of walking and running upright on two legs, and our newborn babies’ very large heads. Those two traits of humanity meet at the pelvis, a set of bones that includes ...

by Kate Becker

Getting Checked 22nd April 2015

A parents’ dilemma

New gadgets allow you to check your kids’ vital signs without rushing to hospital Have you ever been awoken in the middle of the night by your child's cry? I know I have. They wake because they are hungry. Or ...

by Gary Finnegan