Family Health


Can Acid Reflux Be Learned?

Over 60 million Americans experience AR symptoms at least once a month. But how many of these might be a result of learned health habits that lead to the disease?

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Knowing Your Family Health History Can Save Your Life

Knowing is half the battle — then you need to determine if you should get genetic testing.

By Stephanie Stephens

First in the Family with a Genetic Disease: What It’s Like

“Living with UC has been one of the toughest things I’ve done in my life, but because of my diagnosis my whole family is more educated now.”

By Jackie Zimmerman

Why ADHD and the Holidays Don't Always Mix

Clutter, overeating, and disorganized schedules are common over the holidays, but can also be major stressors for those with ADHD.

By Eileen Bailey

Alzheimer's: 3 Things Siblings Must Do to Stay Sane

Devising a plan is critical to keep stress from straining relationships between siblings.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.