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Jennifer Wuersig

Advances in Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Help Patients Live Longer and Better

Fifty years ago, children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) had little hope of living long enough to become an adult. But advances in research and treatment for the disease have dramatically changed that outlook.

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Kids and Screen Time: Don't Let It Be a Battleground

Time spent on electronic devices such as phones, tablets and even computers may have an undeserved bad rap based on shaky science. A Rainbow Babies & Children's clinical psychologist explains why.

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Your Toddler's Digital Life: Do You Know Age-Appropriate Habits?

It’s hard for parents to know how much cell phone, tablet or computer screen time is OK for their children. Test your knowledge of guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on children’s media use.

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A Life-Saving Option For Those Facing Limb Amputation for PAD

If you have ulcers or gangrene because of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and your doctor has recommended limb amputation, another option can save your limb -- and possibly your life.

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A Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction That's Beyond the Blue Pill

A penile implant can restore function, bring back intimacy and ultimately provide high patient and partner satisfaction.

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How Parents Can Help Their Young Athletes Avoid Burnout, Overuse Injuries

With increasing pressure on kids and parents to participate in club, travel or year-round teams, burnout and overuse injuries are getting more common in younger athletes. What parents can do.

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Is Your Child Ready For Independence? How to Tell

Giving kids a little independence is a wise move – it teaches them important lifelong skills and instills confidence. How to give your child a taste of freedom while instilling the know-how to stay safe.

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The Best Way to Survive Breast Cancer: Catch It Early

One-eighth of all U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most common cancer in women, and is the second deadliest cancer for women, surpassed only by lung cancer. Learn how you can virtually guarantee surviving this disease.

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