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Family Medicine

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

“Keeping the doctor away” is not a medical center best practice or a wise decision for anyone. But eating “an apple a day” is a worthy pursuit.

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Family Medicine

Technology trap: Why it matters and how to break free

Technology permeates our society today so there’s really no escaping its use. But most of us can better manage our technology habits. Here’s how.

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Family Medicine

“5210 Program” and Choose My Plate: Tools to combat childhood obesity

Childhood obesity rates are at an all-time high. Combating it is on us, the adults in a child’s life. Sadly, we’re collectively not doing a great job. Learn about tools to help you do better.

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Birthing Center

Choosing your baby’s name

Choosing your baby’s name can be challenging. To jumpstart your name-selection process, here are the top 10 most popular boy and girl names in 2019 (so far).

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Birthing Center

Steps to reduce the risk of SIDS

Researchers are not sure what causes SIDS or why the risk drops when it does. While there’s no definitive way to prevent SIDS, there are specific steps you can take to reduce your baby’s risk.

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Women's Health

A new dimension in mammography

Conventional mammograms are an effective tool to detect breast cancer and are currently the standard of care. But 3D mammography is proving to be even better.

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Women's Health

Perimenopause: The lead up to the real thing

Our ovaries start to sunset in our 40s, with the onset of perimenopause, gradually making less estrogen. It can start earlier, but it often marks the march toward 50. What you need to know.

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