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It’s Fatty Food Season! How Not To Over Do It At The Next Holiday...

Mmmmm.... Holidays.  Some people think of presents,  parties, the spirit of the season... but there's pretty much only one think I think about: food.Holiday food is some of the richest, fattiest and most delicious...
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May is National Water Safety Month! Get Tips From The Experts at SwimRVA.

Warm weather is here at last! Thousands of kids will enjoy fun, hot days in the many local outdoor pools this summer.  We are only hours from miles of beautiful beaches where families will...
6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

Every mom knows that when you have a child who’s sick, it can affect the whole family, not just the one who has the sniffles. Scheduling and rescheduling appointments, interrupting school and social activities,...
Mental Health New Baby

Maintaining Your Mental Health as a New Mom

The journey of pregnancy can be a roller-coaster of emotions, to say the least. But even after giving birth, you might find yourself reeling. Even if it's not your first time as a new...
Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Many of us who work in pediatric care at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital are also parents, and we treat your child like our own. Hearing that your child needs surgery can be overwhelming...
Childhood friendships

Childhood Friendships Foster Fun and Good Mental Health

The ability to make friends, keep friends and nurture these relationships over time is a good reflection of how well a person will thrive later in life – socially, emotionally and academically. Learning the...
Ticks

Avoiding Ticks This Summer Season

If you live in Virginia, and especially if you enjoy the outdoors, ticks are simply a part of life in the summer months. However, like many environmental factors, ticks have become an increasing cause...
Women's Heart Health

Understanding the Risk Factors and Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women

Across the country, medical institutions, companies and individuals will participated in National Wear Red Day®.  Although heart disease is typically thought of as a disease affecting men, heart disease in women kills more women...

Unraveling the Mystery of Children’s Mental Health – From Brains to Behavior: October 12

Back to school is a time of excitement and fun. But for some kids and parents, it's also a time of frustration, anxiety and stress. According to Rupa S. Murthy, Director of Development, Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth...

Trick or Treat – Give them something good to eat!

Halloween is the ultimate kid holiday! Dressing up, meeting with friends and collecting candy is a fun way to celebrate fall – but don’t forget to practice moderation.  It is possible to let your...

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