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Bone & Joint

The big back pain question: When should you see a doctor?

Learn the difference between when back pain is typical soreness and when you might want to take action.

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Allergies

Spring allergies may be worse in the South

Spring allergies can be more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here’s why and what to do about it.

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Brain & Memory

Understanding acoustic neuromas

Acoustic neuromas are slow-growing, noncancerous tumors that can affect hearing and balance.

Sleep

9 habits that wreck sleep

We share some surprising habits that could be contributing to your sleeplessness.

Pregnant woman talks with a healthcare provider. March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

Warning Signs of Postpartum Depression March 21, 2019

Postpartum depression: spot the warning signs

It can be tricky to tell the difference between normal stress of having a newborn, 'baby blues' and postpartum depression.

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Mental Health Pregnancy

March 19, 2019

Children’s bike helmet safety facts: 7 quick tips

Wearing a helmet is the best way a child can avoid head injury in case of a bike accident. Here's what else to know.

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Prevention Safety

Man suffering from lower back pain March 19, 2019

How to decide whether back surgery is the right route for you

You may have considered back surgery to manage your pain. Here’s what you need to know.

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Bone & Joint

A nurse casts a boy's left arm March 18, 2019

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

Doctor speaking with patient and giving good news March 18, 2019

Surgical intervention options for epilepsy

A surgical procedure might help if antiepileptic medications aren’t successful or if medication side-effects are bothersome.

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Brain & Memory

March 14, 2019

When do you need a child life specialist? 5 situations

These warmhearted experts can help children cope with being in the hospital.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Teens

Doctor speaking to patient about weight loss procedure March 12, 2019

How surgical weight loss can be a catalyst to improved health

Bariatric surgery has a domino effect that leads to better quality of life.

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Weight Management

A young woman hugs an older woman in a backyard full of people. March 7, 2019

Experts answer common questions about lung cancer screening

Lung screening is for certain smokers and ex-smokers. It’s not scary. It could save your life.

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Cancer Smoking