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Rare Heart Condition Affects Pregnant Women and New Mothers: A Local Mom’s Story

While bringing a baby into this world is amazing and life-changing, it’s important to pay attention to the mother’s health as it is to the new baby’s. Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), also known as postpartum...
Pediatric Emergency

5 Things for Parents to Know about Emergency Care

Here’s the bad news: Emergencies happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year—even for the most cautious and well-prepared of parents.  The good news? Emergency care is always available at...
Allergies Symptoms Guide

Allergy Symptoms Guide

Have you questioned if your child has allergies? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick reference guide to allergic reactions and how to help from allergy and immunology specialist, Dr. Santhosh Kumar with Children’s Hospital of...

American Family Fitness Offering Great Deal for Limited Time During Olympics

Looking for a way to get fit and feel better? Now is a great time!American Family Fitness is offering a special $29.95 a month offer that coincides with the Olympics. You have to hurry...

Simple Changes for a Healthier Holiday

Holidays are great for making memories with loved ones, however sometimes the large family meals, cocktail parties and get-togethers can take a toll on our wellness. There are plenty of delicious ways to decrease calories, saturated...
measles

How to Stay Safe From Measles: Advice From The Experts

The Virginia Department of Health recently issued a press release informing people of a possible exposure to measles in the Northern Virginia area. More than 1,000 measles cases have been reported in the United...

Counting Sheep? 5 strategies to encourage a better night’s sleep

Sleep is important for our overall health. Sleep affects mood, energy levels, productivity, and mental clarity.  Recent studies also indicate the amount of sleep can impact weight gain/loss. So whether you are having difficulty...
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Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Picture this: you sit down at your favorite restaurant with a group of family or friends and look at the menu. Ordering should be easy, however, because you get the same thing every single...

Kitestring: Peace of Mind by Text

Yes, I have before called friends just to talk to me while walking down dark Richmond streets. Particularly in college. I'd always start out thinking that I was really cool and totally not afraid of...
National Child Passenger Safety Week

Keeping Kids Safe in Cars: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Did you know that road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the U.S.? When used correctly, child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as...

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