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Matt and Laura Antenucci

Quick Action Saves Man From Debilitating Effects of Stroke

Strokes in young patients are uncommon, but when they do occur, an injury to the blood vessel called an artery dissection is a common cause -- occurring in up to 20 percent of young adults.

young infant lying on back with arms overhead

Does Your Baby's Head Have a Flat Spot? What To Do

Campaigns urging parents to putinfants to sleep on their backs have saved lives, reducing the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. But one result is that more babies develop misshapen heads from lying on their backs all the time.

woman's hands resting one atop the other

Your Nails Can Say a Lot About Your Health

There’s a lot more to fingernails and toenails than pruning and polishing. Your nails actually serve as a window to your health. Learn what changes in your nails should be mentioned to your primary care provider.

Tom and Janet Hintz

New Medicine 'Like a Miracle' for Longtime Migraine Sufferer

For Janet Hintz, 58, migraines had become a way of life, since her first one at the age of 14. In October 2020, one of Janet's headaches led to a major scare.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Screenings: More Advanced Disease, Says Survey

Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.

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When Premature Birth Can Result in Eye Problems

When retinopathy of prematurity doesn’t resolve on its own, various treatment options are available. Either way, ongoing follow-up with a specialized eye surgeon is very important for your baby.

young girl hugs teddy bear that sits on toilet

When Is It Time For Your Child To See a Pediatric Urologist?

As a parent, it can be difficult to know when your child’s bladder problems need medical attention. For example, is your son’s bedwetting just a phase or a sign of something more serious? A pediatric urologist can help sort out these questions.

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My Child Fainted: Should I Be Worried?

At least one in four kids will faint at some point before they reach adulthood, usually due to temporary lack of blood flow to the brain.

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