Saturday, January 30, 2010

Changes coming to Advanced Placement (AP) tests

Have you heard about the changes coming to AP tests from the College Board?  Here's what you need to know:

Friday, January 29, 2010

Missing Barbaro

It's been 3 years since the untimely death of the great Kentucky Derby winner.  Here's why I miss America's Horse so much:

Thursday, January 28, 2010

How to Help Children Understand Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's is a disease that can involve several generations of a family.  Here are some tips to help kids understand this condition:

Sunday, January 24, 2010

How cancer treatments produce sexual side effects in women

No two people respond exactly the same way to any cancer treatment.  However, beyond survival, one of the greatest worries most women have about cancer treatments is their potential sexual side effects.  Here's what you need to know here:

Friday, January 22, 2010

What men need to know about cancer treatments and sexual side effects

Knowing ahead of time what to expect about the type of cancer treatment he's about to undergo can help a man adjust to the probable sexual side effects.

Here are the most common treatments and how they affect men:

Monday, January 18, 2010

Alternative Treatments for Control Seizures

Doctors aren't able to find the cause of the majority of seizures.  Not all of them are related to epilepsy.  Here's a handy guide for the treatments alternative medicine has to offer.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

What are the traditional treatments for thyroid disease?

There are dozens of thyroid diseases and disorders.  Here are the most common ones and the standard medical treatment for each:

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

How to choose the best colon cancer screening test

There are at least half a dozen major screening tests on the market for colon cancer.  Here's a summary of what each one involves and how to decide which is best for you:

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Should your child take a gap year?

It's almost a given in England, Australia, and New Zealand.  It's the year kids take off between secondary school and going to college or university.  If you have a child who's not quite ready for college or has nebulous goals, here's how a gap year might help:

Monday, January 11, 2010

The primary types of anemia

Most of us know that anemia is a blood disorder.  However, there are many types of this condition.  Here's a summary of each of the main types of this disorder: