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  • A New Kind of House Call

    A New Kind of House Call4

    Telehealth Visits Allow Patients to See a Local Doctor Without Setting Foot in an Office   BY JOAN GOODCHILD Traveling with children has its gifts and challenges. The excitement of a family trip is so fun to plan for and anticipate. But arranging for the extra special accommodations that are necessary for small children can

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  • Whole Family Holistic Health: Winter Ideas for Your Whole Tribe

    Whole Family Holistic Health: Winter Ideas for Your Whole Tribe2

    By Alyson Young Gregory You’ve got a yoga strap at home and a juice bar on speed dial. Your family eats mostly whole foods, and your children are able to consistently identify odd-shaped organic fruits and vegetables at the local farmer’s market. Most days you sort of meditate—or at least take a couple of deep

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  • What’s Poppin’?

    What’s Poppin’?2

    It may be the month of Super Bowl party chicken wings and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate bonbons, but officially, February is National Snack Food Month. The quick foods we commonly reach for can be loaded with calories, sugar, sodium and fat, but snacks don’t have to be unhealthy. Ditch the chips and go for a

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  • Just One Bake Sale Away From a Breakdown

    Just One Bake Sale Away From a Breakdown6

    By Erika Cloutier “So, what are you doing for yourself?” The mom I was talking to had just shared the details of her upcoming week, and I honestly wondered how she planned to fit it all in: appointments for her children and obligations for her job, keeping up the house, volunteering at school, taking on

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  • Inside Key First-Aid Skills for New Parents

    Inside Key First-Aid Skills for New Parents2

    By Lisa Capra, MD A child’s safety is always the top priority for moms and dads alike, but for new parents, this can be an especially frightening topic. Aside from simply purchasing a medical kit, what first-aid skills do expecting, or new, parents need to know? The first step to first aid is figuring out

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  • Breastfeeding in Public: An Important Right for Every Mom and Baby

    Breastfeeding in Public: An Important Right for Every Mom and Baby2

    By Gina Cicatelli Ciagne For breastfeeding moms in the United States, we have come to the point at which there is much more acceptance of nursing, yet there is still work to be done. According to a 2017 survey from the Centers for Disease Control, we are seeing the highest rate of women breastfeeding in

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