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Women: Make your health a priority

COVID-19 has been stressful for everyone and has unfortunately caused many individuals to neglect their health. This is especially true for females, and mothers specifically, who are oftentimes busy caring for their families and others. Since the pandemic has brought ...

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Transitioning care to adulthood

Somewhere between the ages of 18 and 21, most of our adolescent patients will leave their pediatrician and begin seeing providers who care for adults. Ideally, this will not be an abrupt change, but a gradual shift. It will look different ...

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How a colon cancer screening can save your life

Colon cancer is silent and often has no symptoms. The most effective way to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer and other gastrointestinal cancers is to get screened, and a colonoscopy is still considered the gold standard. Our gastroenterologists use state-of-the-art ...

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Depression is a growing problem for adolescents

Adolescence is a time for young people to have a healthy start in life. However, the number of adolescents reporting poor mental health is increasing. Poor mental health in adolescence is more than feeling blue. It can impact many areas of ...

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Yearly mammograms save lives

The American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging recommend that each woman talk with her doctor about her breast cancer risk no later than her 30th birthday. This is especially important for Jewish women, African American women and ...

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