Archives: Ask the expert

Read Tribune question-and-answer interviews with health and lifestyle experts on a wide range of topics.

  • How to navigate allergy season

    How to navigate allergy season

    Avoid high-pollen times outdoors, find good meds, rinse out nose

  • Kids' injury rate rises with the temperature

    Kids' injury rate rises with the temperature

    Broken bones, especially from falls, the most common

  • Ask the Expert: Are soft drinks all that bad?

    Ask the Expert: Are soft drinks all that bad?

    Once again, sugary soft drinks are making headlines — and some soda lovers may not like what they hear. Researches recently found evidence to suggest that there is a link between consumption of sugary soft drinks and depression. New York City has a ban on supersized drinks (which is being challenged...

  • Exercise found to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease

    Exercise found to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease

    Studies show it can boost strength and flexibility and improve daily functioning

  • The flu and you

    The flu and you

    Flu season is upon us, and it's been a rough one. If you haven't had the flu this winter, chances are you know someone who has. So, what should we do to keep ourselves from getting it? Some folks are packing their own "flu survival kits," while others are loyal to flu shots. We talked to Dr. Michael...

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