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Biggest Threats to Teen Health

By Karen E. Zemel, MD

As teens are testing the waters of independence – and at times, our patience – it’s important for parents to recognize the crucial role they ...

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Surviving Puberty: A Guide for Parents

By Gina S. Boutwell, MD

For parents, worry is inevitable, but knowing what to expect and how to communicate these coming changes to your children will help put you – ...

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What You Need to Know About Teen Suicide

By Barbara J. Green, PhD

Each year, more young lives are lost to suicide than to heart disease, cancer, stroke, pneumonia and lung disease combined.

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Practicing Safe Sleep Saves Infant Lives

By Eyad A. Zahr, MD

More than 3,500 otherwise healthy babies in the U.S. die from sudden unexpected infant death syndrome every year.

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Facebook Live: Planning for a Healthy Birth

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

Discussing your vision for birthing and creating a birth plan with your clinical team can help alleviate some of that stress.

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How Improving the Birth Experience is Improving Outcomes

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

When data shows unnecessary cesarean births are putting patient lives at risk, it’s up to us, as healthcare providers, to act on an institutional level. ...

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6 Things Mothers Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

By Julie A. Paul, CNM, CNP

If you or a loved one are struggling with postpartum depression, it’s important to know that you don’t have to suffer in silence. ...

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Facebook Live: Understanding Men’s Risk for Prostate Cancer

By Peter F. Orio, DO

Each year, nearly 175,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and each year, nearly 32,000 men die from it.

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Common Cancer Risks for Men

By Peter F. Orio, DO

Knowing your risks for these particular cancers and making the time to have regular screenings is the key to living a longer, healthier life.

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