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July 22: UV safety

The kids are out of school, the smells of grilling and sunscreen are in the air and the temperatures in Richmond have surpassed the 90 degree mark. It can only mean one thing: summer...

Football Training Like the Redskins at the Museum: Really

So, you think you know everything there is to know about football? Well think again!The Science Museum of Virginia will test your skills against professional athletes. You can train like a pro at the...
Breastfeeding-Tips

When Breastfeeding Sucks: 13 Things to Try

If you are like most pregnant and newly postpartum mamas you are aware of the many benefits that breastfeeding offers to you and your baby. You also probably have a goal in mind for...

July 15: Perimenopause

Perimenopause is a time of life when a woman’s body changes in preparation for menopause. However, it can be a lengthy transition and women aren’t considered to be in menopause until they have had...

July 8: Exercising During Pregnancy

Just like the old adage “eating for two” is rarely true in pregnancy, using pregnancy as an excuse to not exercise is also a myth. In fact, exercising during pregnancy has many benefits and...

What to Expect During an Ultrasound

What is an ultrasound and how does it work?Ultrasound is like regular sound, except it has a higher pitch than humans can hear. An instrument called a transducer emits high-frequency sound and then records...

July 1: Clinical Research

A clinical trial is a research study carefully designed to answer specific questions about vaccines, new medications or new ways of using known medications. Clinical trials measure the medication’s ability to treat a medical...

June 24: Nutrition Tips

In addition to regular visits to your health care provider and age-appropriate screenings, nutrition and exercise are foundations for a healthy life. Here are some suggestions of small changes you can make that will help...
Put Your Medicine Up and Away

Are Your Children at Risk for Unintentional Overdose From Medicine?

We all know that medicine in the hands of children can be dangerous. It's essential to keep medications out of the reach of children.Unintentional overdoses in children happen far too often. One out of...

June 17: The Benefits of Deep Breathing

While vacations can always help us relax, researchers have discovered that people need to de-stress on a daily basis, not just during occasional vacations. What is the quickest, least expensive and most effective way...

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