Stories and Insights

Safe swaddling and sleeping practices for babies

Safe swaddling and sleeping practices for babies

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Swaddling can be effective in soothing a fussy baby, but it can be dangerous if not done correctly. Follow these safe swaddling and sleeping guidelines.

BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

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Recognize the signs of stroke to act fast. Dr. Johnson discusses BE FAST as a handy tool to identify stroke symptoms, save time, and save the brain.

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

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Charles Quarton beat colon cancer in 2005. Ten years later, he’s fighting a new battle with lung cancer – but he’s also living life to the fullest.

Helping siblings adjust to a new baby

Helping siblings adjust to a new baby

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Becoming a big brother/sister is exciting for a child, but also scary. Dr. Zink and a mom with experience share tips to help kids adjust to a new baby.

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

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Diabetes affects more than just blood sugar — it also endangers the heart. Dr. Hill shares how to reduce the risk by controlling diabetes.

The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

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Stroke is a blanket term for sudden neurological changes, and they can be caused by many things. Dr. White explains about brain aneurysm and how it affects stroke risk.

Beware: 4 conditions that can lead to voice problems

Beware: 4 conditions that can lead to voice problems

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We only get one set of vocal cords, so protect them. Beware of these four conditions that can lead to vocal irritation or damage.

How soon should I get pregnant again after miscarriage?

How soon should I get pregnant again after miscarriage?

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Should women wait 3 months before trying to get pregnant after miscarriage? Dr. Horsager explains why this may not be necessary.

Why are women at higher risk for stroke than men?

Why are women at higher risk for stroke than men?

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Women and men are similar in many ways, but not when it comes to stroke risk and symptoms. Dr. Alberts explains and gives tips to prevent stroke.

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.