Health

Infants May Not Be as Immune to Measles as Thought
Originally published on USNews.com on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. A surprising new study upends the notion that antibodies passed from
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ADHD in Childhood May Mean Financial Struggles Later
Originally published in U.S. News and World Report on Dec. 17, 2019. Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
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Menopause’s long learning curve
Every day an estimated 6,000 women in the U.S. reach menopause, a natural part of aging. But for countless women, it
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‘Safe’ teen drinking? Here’s why parents shouldn’t facilitate it.
Originally published in the Washington Post’s online version on Apr. 1, 2019. “Well, we did it when we were their
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Office Catnaps
Originally published August 6, 2009 in the Baltimore Sun.  Late one afternoon during a particularly stressful week at work, LaWanda
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Workplace wellness programs work best when bosses buy into them
Originally published on Washingtonpost.com on November 27, 2018 Reebok employee Dan Sarro used to worry that co-workers would look askance
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Midwives Could Be Key To Reversing Maternal Mortality Trends
The Connecticut Childbirth & Women’s Center in Danbury is a 50-minute drive from Evelyn DeGraf’s home in Westchester. Pregnant with
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Treating Women “Down There”
Originally published in the September 2018 issue of Her Mind magazine. After being widowed suddenly at the age of 35,
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Bridging Racial Gaps In Pregnancy-Related Health Outcomes
This article was originally published in the Hartford Courant on August 8, 2018. Kimberly Streater was pregnant with her third
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Intimate Partner Violence Remains Pervasive; Efforts Seek To Break The Cycle
Originally published on WNPR.org on March 14, 2018 West Hartford resident Adrienne Doughty recalls the summer night in the family
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Heavy Drinking Among Women At All-Time High, Despite Health Consequences
Originally published in November 2017 on hartfordcourant.com. An ever-increasing number of women in the state are drinking to excess, state
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Longtime Instructor at Towson Y Wows Students at Age 73
Originally published in the Towson Times on June 21, 2017. “Curl. Roll. Give me first position, legs at 90 degrees.
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Meet dr. leana wen, baltimore city’s new health commissioner
Last January, Dr. Leana S. Wen took the reins from Dr. Oxiris Barbot as Baltimore City Health Commissioner. Being responsible
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Wake Up, Parents: Teens need their sleep
Waiting for a youth baseball game to begin, I whiled away the time talking with a guy whose kid seemed
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Age raises infertility risk in men
On playgrounds across the country, it's getting harder to tell who's watching the children -- Dad or Granddad. Experts predict
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Are you a mosquito magnet?
You're trying your best to enjoy an evening cookout, but a constant swarm of mosquitoes follows you from grill to
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Workplace workouts: New ways to stay active
Brett Martin walks about seven miles during the average workday, which isn't bad for a guy who rarely leaves his
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