By Eva Briggs, MD Imagine a world devoid of smells. No scent of spring flowers and no aroma of rising bread. No warning of
By Eva Briggs, MD I begin this article intending to write about a futuristic idea to improve infant bottle feeding, to produce a substance
By Eva Briggs, MD By age 18, one out of every five children in the United States will have some degree of hearing loss.
By Eva Briggs, MD Last month I wrote about the different kinds of anxiety — to access the article, just type “Eva Briggs “on
By Eva Briggs Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States. It arises from a complex set of risk factors, including
By Eva Briggs, MD You probably read a lot about the health risk to essential workers of potential exposure to COVID-19 during the current
By Eva Briggs I recently had surgery, and that meant figuring out how to deal with pets while recovering. Since two thirds of U.S.
By Eva Briggs Like many people, I look forward to a vaccine for COVID-19. Until then, I am glad that scientists are working on
About one in every 20 children has a food allergy By Eva Briggs Kids aren’t born with the allergies. Not even if a parent
By Eva Briggs All manner of microorganisms inhabit our bodies in complex communities called microbiomes. It’s akin to having a microscopic forest — composed