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Mineral and Bone Disorder

Mineral and bone disorder occurs when there is an imbalance of calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood due to damaged kidneys. Too little calcium can cause your bones to become weak and brittle, while too much phosphorus can affect the body’s growth and energy. ...

What Does High-Quality Care Really Mean?

Most people want high-quality products and services—whether its produce, electronics, auto repairs or a massage, we want our purchases to be affordable and dependable. The same is true in healthcare, but high-quality healthcare can be hard to define. Defining...

Amenorrhea

Menstrual cycles (periods) are a result of hormone changes that activate ovulation, which is the release of eggs from the ovaries. These hormonal changes prepare the body for pregnancy and thicken the uterine lining for a fertilized egg to implant itself into the...

Understanding Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, at least 40 million adults (ages 18 and older) in the United States suffer from anxiety every year. There are many risk factors for anxiety, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality and life...

What is a Miscarriage?

Miscarriage, also known as early pregnancy loss, is the spontaneous end of pregnancy within the first 20 weeks of gestation. Women miscarry for a variety of reasons, few of which they have any control over. The process of miscarriage often takes place before a woman...

What to Do if Your Child Swallows a Foreign Object?

Doctors call it “foreign body ingestion,” but for most parents and caregivers, the phenomenon is more frequently referred to as, “He swallowed what?!” You can take every precaution, but sometimes, in the blink of an eye, your child can swallow a random object before...

Baby Delivery Checklist

As your anticipated delivery date draws closer, you have to think about last-minute preparations for the birth. Getting ready in advance will bring peace of mind and help ease your stress levels. Your OB/GYN may provide you with a checklist or information to help you...

Giardia: Causes and Symptoms

Giardia, also known as giardiasis, is an infection of the small intestine that is caused by a microscopic parasite called Giardia intestinalis. This parasite lives in food, water and soil, but it can also be found on any surface (including the skin) that has been...

Morning Sickness: FAQ

Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, commonly known as morning sickness, is often the first noticeable symptom of being pregnant.  Although most women see this condition as a normal part of the gestational process, chronic vomiting and nausea affect only about 50% of...

How to Reduce the Risk of Blood Clots During Travel

Long periods of travel can increase your risk of developing blood clots, which, in some cases, cause serious or even life-threatening complications.  Knowing the symptoms is important, as you should seek immediate medical attention if you develop a blood clot....

Summertime Flu: Symptoms and Possible Causes

Flu season — the time of year when influenza epidemics are most common — generally occurs during the fall and winter seasons. You can contract the influenza virus at any time throughout the year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

10 Stats to Know About Urgent Care

Urgent care clinics are different from emergency rooms. While they can provide some of the same services, urgent care centers are a less expensive alternative for non-life threatening medical care. Here are 10 fast stats you should know about urgent care clinics. 1....

Depression & Anxiety During Pregnancy

Perinatal depression and anxiety (meaning during pregnancy and right after childbirth) are some of the most common problems that women experience during pregnancy. Friends, family members and even some healthcare providers may attribute these conditions to the...