Primary Care

Autism diagnoses soaring among children 
Autism diagnoses soaring among children
A new report spotlights alarming statistics about the growing number of children with some form of autism. Find out what’s behind the increase.
Light sleep linked to memory loss in older adults 
Light sleep linked to memory loss in older adults
If you’re older and feel like your memory is slipping, age may not be the only reason, experts say. Learn how getting a solid night’s sleep can keep your mind sharp.
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks 
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks
Saying energy drinks may threaten the health of young people, a group of doctors and health officials are urging the government to regulate the amount of caffeine they contain.
Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident 
Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident
Pediatrician Deborah Ehrlich never saw the truck that hit her as she cycled home in July 2011. Fortunately, she was wearing her helmet.
Teens: Tan at your own risk? 
Teens: Tan at your own risk?
Health advocates urge federal lawmakers to put age restrictions on tanning salons.
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children 
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children
The number of people affected by food allergies is growing. Learn what it takes to recognize and treat an allergic reaction to your next meal.
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke? 
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke?
A new study points to strong evidence that, in some instances, a mixed-up text message could be a sign that your friend or loved one may be having a stroke.