5 Costume Safety Tips for Your Little Ghost or Goblin

  • Posted on: 27 October 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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In years past, Halloween was one of those holidays I could take or leave but, this year, it's different.

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Attention Parents! Toy Recalls and Warnings on Sleep Positioners

  • Posted on: 1 October 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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Two big safety issues were announced this week: Fisher-Price announced a recall of more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs and the FDA issued a warning to parents and caregivers against using infant sleep positioners, after the agency received reports of 12 cases of suffocation within the past 13 years.

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8 Tips to Healthier Tweens and Teens (You'll Benefit, Too)

  • Posted on: 25 August 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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When was the last time the teen in your life ate the recommended minimum of at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day and drank three, eight-ounce gl

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6 Diaper Rash Warning Signs

  • Posted on: 2 March 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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Diaper rash can be painful for baby and frustrating for mom or dad—especially when it just won't go away. As a new mom, there were several times my son's diaper rash was so persistent that we suffered with an outbreak for almost a week.

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8 Quick & Easy Nutritional Tips for New Moms + 4 Deliciously Healthy Post-partum Snack Ideas

  • Posted on: 1 March 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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Congratulations, mom-to-be. With baby on the way you've probably already prepped the crib, marveled at the adorable onesies your little one will soon be sporting and, oh yeah, bought a gazillion diapers. Good job! You've done everything you can to ensure that your newest family member has what he or she will need. But, what about you and everyone else in the family?

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Hair Loss During Pregnancy?

  • Posted on: 24 February 2010
  • By: gcassidy
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At five months pregnant, my friend Samantha is dealing with something most women experience at some point during a pregnancy or while breast-feeding: hair loss. Over the last few months she has noticed that she's losing more hair than usual, especially when she washes it and combs it out. Understandably, she's a little freaked out and wondering if there's anything she can do about it.

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My Mother Had a Chronic, Debilitating Disease

  • Posted on: 19 August 2009
  • By: gcassidy

Deborah Norville, Emmy award-winning journalist and host of Inside Edition

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is something very personal for me. My mom had RA. She was diagnosed when I was ten and the larger part of my childhood was colored by the stark reality that my mother had a chronic, debilitating disease.

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HealthyWomen at the Warped Tour

  • Posted on: 22 July 2009
  • By: gcassidy

Elyse Jankowski, HealthyWomen program assistant

Being a staffer here in the office of HealthyWomen, I get to talk to real women, on the phone everyday. But this past Sunday I had the chance to do something that I love even more - go out into the community and speak with them face to face.

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