Airport therapy dogs comfort anxious travelers

Afraid to fly? These dogs can help. Therapy dogs are making people smile.

Proprietary blends: supplements with hidden risks

Supplements that have a mixture of ingredients are called proprietary blends — which are not required to list all the ingredients or the amounts of what vitamins and supplements are in the mixture. Moriarty won’t buy proprietary blends.

Putting treatments into motion

Parkinson’s disease — a progressive movement disorder — has no cure, but better treatments are giving more hope

Coronavirus: coping with uncertainty

Questions prevail about risk, existing health conditions and daily routines

This tennis pro helps older adults stay mobile

You might think that when getting a tennis lesson, you would pick up a racquet and ball. But if you’re getting a lesson from Arthur Carrington Jr., the first thing you might pick up is a ribbon wand or a pair of maracas.

Is skin cancer chronic?

Could we think about Skin Cancer as a Chronic Disease? A while ago, when someone who knew I had had skin cancer asked me how I was, I said I was clear…for now.

A world of possibilities

Francesco Maria Del Re, a marine biologist from the University of Florence in Italy, has spent the academic year working with faculty from Smith’s biological and environmental sciences programs to study water pollution and the disposal of plastics.

Beating the odds

Thanks to new treatments, many women are living longer with ovarian cancer

Doctor and nurse team up for blood cancers support group

When my year of isolation ended after a stem cell transplant at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in 2003, I looked for a blood cancer support group near my home in western Massachusetts.

Easing into activity

Cancer exercise specialist and survivor Julie Goodale offers tips for staying active during and after treatment.