Is it PMS or PMDD?

Is it PMS or PMDD?

For most women, the symptoms of PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, are all too familiar. But have you ever heard of PMDD?  PMDD, or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, is similar to PMS in some ways, but far more severe. Because it can sometimes be difficult to know whether...
Putting an end to child abuse

Putting an end to child abuse

Each of the 694 pin wheels on display in front of the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Kennedy Outpatient Center represents a local victim of child abuse we treated in 2020 — a staggering 51% increase from 2019. This sobering display, an annual project for National...
Keep your child safe from household poisons

Keep your child safe from household poisons

More than anyone, parents of young children are acutely aware of how quickly youngsters can get into harm’s way. More than 90 percent of accidental poisonings occur in the home — and most involve children younger than age 6. Since children have a faster metabolism...
Bone up on osteoporosis

Bone up on osteoporosis

Did you know that 10 million people in the United States currently have osteoporosis and 18 million more are at risk of developing the condition? The good news: You can take steps to protect your bone health. The amount of bone mass in the body typically peaks by your...