Which birth control pill will not cause weight gain? 1 min read
Q: Are you meant to gain weight when you start using hormone-replacing contraceptives, such as the pill or an IUD?
Showing flu symptoms? Here's what you can do 1 min read
7 tips to boost your immune system and fight the common cold and flu.
How often are toddlers sick? 1 min read
Q: How often should I expect a normal, generally healthy toddler to catch a cold? My almost two-year-old has been doing so at a rate of about once a month. Is this normal?
Do this to help your child learn better at school 1 min read
This is why your child needs an eye test.
How to get acne-free skin 1 min read
Acne is an inflammatory reaction in the oil glands of the skin. Hormones, especially androgens (male hormones), cause an increase in the production of oil in these glands (which is why the condition is more prevalent around puberty). These glands...
Cold over? You still need to do these 6 things 1 min read
Here's how you can help your baby after a cold.
When should I have a pap smear? 1 min read
Q: When should my daughter start having a pap smear test? Some people have told me only after she has become sexually active while others have said when she hits puberty.
Do milk teeth matter? 1 min read
Q: People say I don’t have to pay as much attention to my child’s milk teeth because they’re going to fall out anyway. Is this true?
The side effects of prolactin-reducing medication 1 min read
Q: I am on prolactin-reducing medication. Its long-term use has caused my skin to change to an unhealthy-looking dull and dark colour. Is there something I can do to help maintain my skin colour?
From crazy to pathological: the insidious disease that is only beginning to get the recognition it deserves 7 min read
"Because it’s a woman’s disease, we just get told that it’s normal and put up with it."