Stories and Insights

3 moms who survived cancer: A Mother’s Day collage

3 moms who survived cancer: A Mother’s Day collage

 

Kids have a way of becoming their parents’ world, even if a parent has cancer. These 3 moms survived cancer to feel well again and be there for their families.

Asking your Ob/Gyn ’Why?’ is not just OK, but good medicine

Asking your Ob/Gyn ’Why?’ is not just OK, but good medicine

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More care is not always better care during pregnancy. Dr. Horsager discusses why it’s important to ask the Ob/Gyn “Why?”

The ‘best’ cardio workout for a healthy heart

The ‘best’ cardio workout for a healthy heart

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Regular exercise is important to heart health. Dr. Levine discusses what’s involved in the “best” heart-healthy exercise routine.

Heart-saving techniques during breast cancer treatment

Heart-saving techniques during breast cancer treatment

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As breast cancer treatment improves, so does the effort to protect survivors’ hearts. Dr. Rahimi explains how we protect the heart during cancer treatment.

Vaginal seeding: Why we can’t recommend this C-section trend

Vaginal seeding: Why we can’t recommend this C-section trend

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Babies delivered by C-section miss out on exposure to important bacteria. Dr. Patel examines ways to safely help babies develop their microbiome after birth.

Snack hack: Make healthy snacks work for you!

Snack hack: Make healthy snacks work for you!

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Some people get up to 25 percent of their daily calories from snacks! Dietitian Susan Rodder shares tips on healthy snacking as part of a balanced diet.

FMLA and maternity leave: What you need to know

FMLA and maternity leave: What you need to know

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Planning time off work for a baby can be stressful. Dr. Horsager shares what expecting parents should know about FMLA eligibility and benefits.

Victories and tears: How the heart transplant team holds it together

Victories and tears: How the heart transplant team holds it together

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The heart transplant journey is a long, emotional one – and not just for the patient. Dr. Drazner discusses how the process affects him and his team.

4 questions to ask when planning a home birth

4 questions to ask when planning a home birth

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There are many factors to consider and decisions to make when considering home birth. Tips for how to choose a midwife and plan for emergencies.

Voice care: Sorting fact from fiction

Voice care: Sorting fact from fiction

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We depend on our voices, but often take them for granted. Get the truth about common voice myths and find tips for how to keep the voice in tip-top shape.