March 2013

  • Illustration showing the location of kidneys and the bladder in the human body.

    Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

    Catch Kidney Disease Early

    Your kidneys are small, but they help keep you healthy. If you have a kidney problem, you might not realize until you have permanent damage. Learn how to take care of your kidneys and catch problems early.

  • Illustration of a doctor examining the back of a patient’s throat.

    Soothing a Sore Throat

    What To Do When Your Throat Hurts

    We’ve all had sore throats around this time of year. Your throat feels scratchy and may hurt when you swallow. How can you soothe a sore throat? And when is it a sign of a more serious infection?

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Joe Balintfy
  • Vicki Contie
  • Dana Steinberg
  • Harrison Wein