Prevention Key to Stemming Severe Childhood Obesity Trend by R Mandanah Stockton

A couple of months ago, the CDC reported that childhood obesity rates are leveling off in many states – that’s good news. Here’s the not so good news:  according to the American… Read More

Eating Disorders Unrecognized in Overweight Teens by R Mandanah Stockton

Research conducted by the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota reveals that physicians are failing to recognize eating disorders among teens who were overweight or obese at one time. Lead author Leslie Sim, clinical… Read More

Annual Flu Vaccine Beats Blood Letting by R Mandanah Stockton

Of all of the vaccinations administered every year, the flu vaccine is the only one that has to be given annually — this is because there are so many different sub-strains within… Read More

How I Lost Thirty Pounds at 50 by R Mandanah Stockton

As far as exercise goes, there are varying articles out there about how much exercise we should get on a daily or weekly basis; the amount of work out time endorsed by… Read More

AAP: Get Your Child the Flu Vaccine Early by Mandanah

Although fall won’t “officially” be here for another few weeks, Labor Day is typically what we collectively consider the end of summer, so it seems appropriate that the American Academy of Pediatrics,… Read More

Daddy Anger, Daddy Sadness by R Mandanah Stockton

  Here’s a multiple choice question for you – Your husband might be depressed if he does which of the following: a) takes a sudden interest in skydiving b) has lost interest… Read More

Why is He so Angry? Maybe He's Depressed by R Mandanah Stockton

    Word choice matters.”  That’s what Lisa Martin, professor of health policy studies at the University of Michigan had to say in response to study results published in JAMA Psychiatry on… Read More