| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:15 PM
We’re not the only ones who get summer tans. So do whales — and their DNA gets damaged in the process too, scientists say. The new findings, published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports, could lead to better sunscreens and other sun...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:49 PM
In the end, emerging from the great big ocean wearing a blue swimming cap and goggles -- and having swum roughly 110 miles in 52 hours and 54 minutes -- Diana Nyad still had enough strength to walk ashore Monday.
Failing four times over the years, on...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 PM
You know you shouldn't have, but you did. You got sunburned. And now you're itching to know what to do about it.
Here are a few tips from Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and an...
| Apr 29, 2013
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com.
April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 24, 2013
Before you know it, the kids will be out of school and enjoying summer. And while that usually means lots of fun for children, it can sometimes also mean an injury or a trip to the emergency room.
We talked about that with Dr. Karen Sheehan, an...
| May 29, 2012
"One woman. One Great Lake. One great cause."
In her attempt to become the first person to row – yes row – the 1,500 mile perimeter of Lake Michigan, 27-year-old Jenn Gibbons will be completely self-sufficient. She’ll pack 210...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Skin Wellness Center of Chicago
111 N. Wabash Ave, Suite 1116
Dr. Jackson’s Summer Skin Tips:
Most people associate dandruff with winter dry skin, but many people get oily flakes and dandruff in the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Justine's Summer Survival Tips
-Drink early, drink often, and drink again!
-Wear loose clothing that allows sweat to evaporate
-Use oil blotting sheets on sweat-prone areas such as your forehead, nose and chin
| Jul 2, 2010
| 11:19 AM
How to treat rashes and marks on your skin the safe way:
Stay out of the sun if you've just had a chemical peel or laser treatments as these treatments make the skin much more sensitive to the sun. If you are taking other medications, such as...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Saline County Health Department reminds the public to protect themselves in hot summer temperatures. Even short periods of high temperatures can cause serious health problems. During hot weather health emergencies, keep informed by listening to local...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:53 AM
Q: You have had several questions about stage fright, so I'd like to share my experience. I am a professional singer, and my daughter gives public presentations as part of her job.
We both swear by valerian! It does the trick for nerves if you take it 15...