Q. My father, age 87, has lived alone for many years. He’s recently had some health issues and though he remains somewhat independent, he now has a live-in aide who helps him with his dinner, errands, transportation, and assists him in the mornings.
A doctor at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center injected a patient with a drug that illuminates the brain’s interior, helping him to locate and remove a difficult brain tumor for a father of five.
The holidays are a magical time for families, but it can be challenging to keep children healthy as to-do lists and festivities take over our normal schedules. There is shopping, preparing the home for guests and the eventual celebrations. Think of them as stages — preparation, celebration and recovery. Here are some tips to keep stress low and help your family stay happy, healthy and safe.
The holiday season is upon us. Temptations are setting in and good habits are going out the window. For kids it’s a time of excitement and joy, and we all tend to get caught up in the festivities and forget about the long-lasting effects these impulsive unhealthy choices can have.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Liberia on its efforts to combat Ebola on Friday during his second visit here since the start of the outbreak that now has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa.