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The Signs of Depression

By Michael Wolfe, MDDepression can be a scary word for people. Many people struggle with seeing the signs of depression in someone they care about because they may be fearful or unsure of what to do next. As a psychiatrist, I know how important it is to recognize these signs and symptoms of depression early [...]

October 24th, 2016|Categories: Mind, Spirit|Tags: , , |

Let Your Baby Feed on ‘Liquid Gold’

World Breastfeeding Week starting August 1 draws international attention to one of the most natural acts a woman can perform, an experience many women find impossible to describe."Breastfeeding, we believe, is the best way for a baby to get nutrition in the first months of life," explains Cindi Zembo, RN, BSN, IBCLC, coordinator of the [...]

September 8th, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: , , |

Not Your Grandmother’s Hysterectomy

Advances in technology and physician training over the last few decades have greatly expanded the options available to you if your doctor has determined that you need a hysterectomy, which is the surgical removal of the uterus. "This generally isn't your grandmother's hysterectomy, or even your mother's!" says Charles Rardin, MD, director of the [...]

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: , , , |

SOS = Shade Our Skin

Playing outside is a rite of summer, and the playground, beach, campground and even the backyard beckon to our children. Most of them will accumulate most of their lifetime sun exposure before they turn 18, and it's a parent's duty to make sure they do it safely so they don't bring a higher risk [...]

July 8th, 2016|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , |

Light Up The Night Safely This Fourth

"Ooooooooooooh! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!" It's our instinctive reaction when Fourth of July fireworks splash across the night-time sky with a dazzling array of colors. But, each year, the cries of thousands of people, including children and teenagers, turn to pain when they are seriously hurt using consumer fireworks. "Fireworks are beautiful to watch and a fun annual [...]

July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: |