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Are You at Risk for Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth?

Jan 9, 2020

A typical vaginal birth can be a joyful experience for a new mother. But most women will say that nothing is really quite the same down there after birth. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with pelvic floor disorder specialist Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the risk factors women should be aware of and the different issues that can happen postpartum.

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Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack

Dec 17, 2019

There are many potential health benefits associated with taking Omega-3 supplements, and there may be a new one to add to that list. New research found that fish oil supplements lead to a significant reduction in stroke and heart attack risk. Dr. Tom Miller explains the study and why you should ask your doctor if Omega-3’s are right for you.

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How Can I Talk About Health with My Teenager?

Nov 25, 2019

Are you the parent of a teenager? Then you know how hard it can be to talk to them about, well, anything. This is especially true when trying to talk about their health. Dr. Cindy Gellner recommends a few tips on how to broach sensitive health-related topics with your teenager—and actually get a positive response.

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5 Most Common Pediatric Home Injuries

Nov 25, 2019

Kids are active, spontaneous—and bound to eventually get hurt at home. What are the most common injuries, how do they happen, and how you can prevent them in the first place? Dr. Cindy Gellner shares the 5 most common injuries your kid may encounter.

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