Everything you need to know to stay safe this holiday season

It seemed like a pretty good idea at the time, climbing your 12-foot extension ladder to hang the lights along the eaves of the house. Until you landed after free-falling all the way back down. “The holidays are especially tough times for falls from ladders,” said Dr. Bruce Adams, chair of emergency medicine at University

Everything you need to know to stay safe this holiday season
Hospital practices that support breastfeeding

Encouraging immediate skin-to-skin contact between mother and newborn is just one way we can help newborns latch on and help new moms create a strong milk supply. Lactation consultant Kate McLachlan talks about delayed umbilical cord clamping, bedside bathing and other hospital practices that allow a baby’s entry into the world to unfold naturally. These

Hospital practices that support breastfeeding
Finding hepatitis C

All Baby Boomers should be screened for hepatitis C, according to federal recommendations. That’s because an estimated three-quarters of infections are in people born between 1945 and 1965, and most patients don’t know they’re infected. So far, most of that screening has taken place in clinics and doctors’ offices. But a newly published pilot study

Finding hepatitis C
Know the facts about vaginal births after a C-section

Pregnancy and childbirth are an exciting time for most women. However, like any medical condition it can also be a cause for anxiety. This can be especially true for women who decide to have a vaginal birth after a cesarean delivery (C-section). Though there are risks associated with a C-section and subsequent pregnancies, usually there

Know the facts about vaginal births after a C-section
Do I have the flu, a cold, or allergies?

SOMETHING is making you sick and miserable. And unfortunately, this time of year, it could be any number of things. While you may feel miserable regardless of the cause, identifying the problem could make a difference as to how to treat it and feel better sooner. The difference between the flu, colds and allergies Influenza:

Do I have the flu, a cold, or allergies?
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