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Perchance to Dream: Suicidal Teen Shapes a Doctor’s Perceptions of Despair

Jeffrey Swisher, M.D. - 3/5/2021 - 2

Recollections of caring for a suicidal teen with a devastating self-inflicted gunshot wound leads a physician to reflect on his own life.

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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

Zeb Goldstein, J.D. - 2/27/2021 - 2

Worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why it’s time to give up the car keys.

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What Parents Should Know About the New USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

Katie Marks-Cogan, M.D. - 1/1/2021 - 0

New USDA Dietary Guidelines have important recommendations: No added sugar before 2 years old and early allergen introduction by 4 months.

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Doctors Develop Safety Guidelines for Halloween 2020

Peter Alperin, M.D. - 10/26/2020 - 0

It is possible to have fun this Halloween and stay safe too despite COVID-19. Here are 10 safety guidelines developed by doctors

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Emotional Abuse Made Me Feel Like I Was Crazy

Allie Johnson - 10/11/2020 - 1

My boyfriend told me I was crazy and I believed him. I later learned that emotional abuse is part of the cycle of abuse.

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Fetal Syndromes: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes

Talitha McGuinness - 9/3/2020 - 0

Fetal syndromes are the #1 cause of infant death in US infants with >800,000 pregnancies/year affected by one of 4,000 known fetal syndromes.

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5 Tips for an Effective Health Education Curriculum

Gloria Kopp - 8/30/2020 - 9

An effective health education curriculum can have a huge impact on students’ lives by providing knowledge and skills essential to a healthy future.

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My Grandparents’ Agonizing Deaths Taught Me to Be a Better Doctor

Lauren Klingman M.D. - 8/16/2020 - 10

A medical student’s mom told her witnessing her grandfather’s agonizing death was a gift, implying that it would make her a better doctor.

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Did You Know That Reptiles Can Be Great Pets?

Johnathan David - 7/14/2020 - 3

Reptiles as pets? Geckos, and dragons, and snakes! Oh my! […]

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TakeCHARGE: How Turning 18 Changed My Healthcare Forever

Abby Briggs - 6/29/2020 - 0

A college student describes how the TakeCHARGE 5 Steps program helped her when she turned 18 and healthcare changed for her forever.

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What Can We Learn About Fatherhood From Science?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 6/19/2020 - 17

A scientist explores what we can learn about fatherhood from the science of the brain, hormones, and behavior. Read more!

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Why You Should Have Regular Eye Exams

Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO - 5/24/2020 - 23

Comprehensive eye exams do more than check if you need new glasses. They also include tests for eye diseases. And, they may detect some chronic diseases.

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