Meet an #AmazingPediatrician: Dr. Ashley Lucas

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It’s important that you as a parent feel comfortable with the team who is taking care of one of the most precious things in your life: your child. That’s why we’re shining a spotlight on our team of amazing pediatricians. Ashley Lucas, MD, FAAP is next up. She is a wonderful pediatrician at the Pediatric […]

Increased Depression Risk with Aging

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As we get older, we face an increasing number of challenges. Friends, relatives and spouses pass away; retirement may force us to find new purpose in life; we experience more medical issues—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The stress that is generated from all these major life events can further compound into something […]

Mythbusters: Caffeine Consumption in Kids

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It’s possible you have heard “Caffeine is bad for your kids. Stay away!” However, that’s not always the case. Caffeine is a common substance consumed by both adults and children. It works by stimulating the central nervous system and can be found in a variety of beverages. Studies on the effects of caffeine in children […]

Cancer Clinical Trials: Why are they important?

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Cancer clinical trials are research studies that involve real patients and can offer a new best practice or late-breaking strategy to help fight cancer. They also empower patients and their families by offering another option for cancer care with the guidance and safety of a team of experts including doctors and clinical research team members. […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…to Quit

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Stopping the regular use of tobacco products is a tremendous step toward bettering your overall health, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do. For most people, tobacco use is an addiction, and like any addiction, it takes great focus, dedication and strength to make the change permanent. Here are some of the most commonly […]