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Practice safe sleep to protect against SIDS
Practice safe sleep to protect against SIDS
SIDS is every parent's worst nightmare, and its causes aren't completely understood. Following safe sleep guidelines can help minimize your child's risk.

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Is breastfeeding pain ever normal? And other common problems
Is breastfeeding pain ever normal? And other common problems
Many women experience breastfeeding pain when nursing. While sensitivity can be normal, especially at first, pain usually means something is wrong. Read on about what you can do to stop the pain.

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Online psychiatry: Opening access and changing lives
Online psychiatry: Opening access and changing lives
Why is psychiatry perfect for telemedicine? One of our psychiatrists weighs in.

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Genital warts in women
Genital warts in women
Genital warts effect 1% of the population at any given time. And they have specific risks and effects in women. Learn all about how genital warts effect women, how to avoid them, and what to do if you do catch them.

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Ask a lactation consultant: your breastfeeding questions answered
Ask a lactation consultant: your breastfeeding questions answered
Breastfeeding is tough and comes with many questions. We sat down with one of our lactation consultants to answer some of the most common questions she's heard.

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Genital warts in men
Genital warts in men
Genital warts affect men and women. But genital warts in men come with their own risks and side effects. Learn how to avoid catching genital warts, and what you can do if you do end up catching them.

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Top 5 breastfeeding myths debunked
Top 5 breastfeeding myths debunked
New moms are always sharing helpful tips about breastfeeding and babies, but what if we told you that some of the generally circulated info is wrong?

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Why you should never skip your Pap
Why you should never skip your Pap
Uncomfortable, sure. But pap smears are essential preventative care for women. Learn how these tests are done and how they can predict abnormalities, leading to earlier cancer diagnoses and better patient outcomes.

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On the unpredictability of genital warts
On the unpredictability of genital warts
The symptoms of genital warts might not be as obvious as you think. You can be infected by a partner without a flare up. Know the facts and stay protected.

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Boozy breastfeeding: is it safe to drink and nurse?
Boozy breastfeeding: is it safe to drink and nurse?
Can you drink alcohol before breastfeeding your baby? Is there any safe amount? We dispel the myths to give you the most up-to-date advice.

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Pediatrician vs GP: How to choose?
Pediatrician vs GP: How to choose?
When your child is suffering, how do you know if you should see a GP or a pediatrician? We break it down for you.

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