To your health: Don’t forget these spots when applying sun block

To your health: Don’t forget these spots when applying sun block

Let’s talk about another pseudoscience myth. Given a choice between vague, unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about how sunscreen can cause bad...

May 24th, 2016 |  


To your health: Exploring the differences between IBS and IBD

To your health: Exploring the differences between IBS and IBD

My two grandmothers couldn’t have had more different personalities.Babci Cembor was a slight, wiry fireball. She didn’t speak much English...

May 16th, 2016 |  


To your health: Walking is great exercise, but avoid these missteps

To your health: Walking is great exercise, but avoid these missteps

Crossfit, mechanical surfboard classes, Insanity, ballet-inspired group fitness, Manimal exercise, Couch to 5K … there are always new fitness fa...

May 10th, 2016 updated: May 10th, 2016. |  


To your health: Be aware of autism’s early signs

To your health: Be aware of autism’s early signs

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” … attributed to Socrates.“The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Future doctors learn how to work with transgender community

Future doctors learn how to work with transgender community

SCRANTON — When Daye Pope moved to Philadelphia from Iowa last June to take a job as transgender rights organizer with Equality Pennsylvania, sh...

April 14th, 2016 |  


To your health: How to get your protesting toddler to sleep

To your health: How to get your protesting toddler to sleep

So far Kate and Andy have been REALLY lucky, Rowan’s been a champ at sleeping. Must be another sign of Casale genes. Like all of us, kids depend...

April 11th, 2016 |  


To your health: How to reduce ear infections in children

To your health: How to reduce ear infections in children

Driving into the hospital yesterday morning, in the dark, headed to Dunkin Donuts (for coffee, not doughnuts!), I was thinking about what to write abo...

March 29th, 2016 |  


To your health: What’s the big deal about folate?

To your health: What’s the big deal about folate?

You already know eating a healthy and balanced diet is a key component of leading a healthy life, maintaining a healthy weight and preventing chronic ...

March 21st, 2016 |  


To your health: Infants are at risk of whooping cough.

To your health: Infants are at risk of whooping cough.

I’m so happy to hear that so many of you enjoy my ramblings. Thanks to all who have related their enthusiasm for these weekly articles. Most hav...

March 15th, 2016 updated: March 15th, 2016. |  


To your health: Here are some ways to recommit to your New Year’s resolution

To your health: Here are some ways to recommit to your New Year’s resolution

Only 8 percent of people who set a New Year’s resolution succeed in achieving it. And if you made a health-related resolution for yourself, chan...

March 8th, 2016 |