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Monday, December 22, 2014

Finding the Right School, Part 2

Posted by William on October 23, 2012

Once you have found a few possibilities of where you might like to train, visit the schools and see where they are and what they look like. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Teen-age sexuality. Part 3

Posted by William on October 22, 2012

The AAP recommends discussing the following with your teen-age children:

Questions related to dating, such as, “When should I start dating?” “How will I know when I’m ready to have sex?” “Won’t having sex help me keep my boyfriend (or girlfriend)?” WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Teen-age sexuality. Part 2

Posted by William on

Discuss contraception and sexually transmitted diseases frankly. Be sure your child understands your feelings and works to form his or her own attitudes on abortion, contraception and teen-age pregnancy. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Teen-age sexuality. Part 1

Posted by William on

Parents often feel perplexed and even threatened by their teenager’s emerging sexuality. If you are the parent of a teenager, it is best for everyone if you can come to terms with your child’s sexuality, show your trust, and give him or her any help needed. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Finding the Right School, Part 1

Posted by William on October 15, 2012

Finding the right school for you will mean doing some research to see what style may interest you, as well as what you want from your training. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Bigger Babies, Smarter Babies? Part 2

Posted by William on October 5, 2012

The controversial findings of the longitudinal, population based, birth cohort study were published last January in the British Medical Journal. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Bigger Babies, Smarter Babies? Part 1

Posted by William on October 4, 2012

Pregnancy is a time of unparalleled growth, when the curves of a woman’s figure become exaggerated, and her womb expands several times its normal size to make room for the life taking shape inside. While some women barely tip the scales over the course of nine months, others lug around dozens of extra pounds, and some nearly double their pre-pregnancy weight. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

The Calcium Connection. Part 2

Posted by William on September 19, 2012

Are You Female?
Osteoporosis is eight times more common in women than in men. Women generally have thinner and less dense bones than men. Pregnant and breast-feeding women who don’t consume enough calcium-rich foods lose calcium from their bones to supply the needs of their developing babies. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

The Calcium Connection. Part 1

Posted by William on

First the good news ??¦ your body doesn’t stop growing bone tissue when you stop growing. You can continue to add to your bone mass no matter what age you are if you keep physically active and consume enough calcium to meet your daily needs. Now the not-so-good news. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Prescription Weight-loss Drug Use Common in Normal-Weight Adults

Posted by William on August 31, 2012

Although prescription weight-loss drugs are intended for overweight and obese adults (those with a BMI of 27 or higher), new findings show that adults without weight problems are also using weight-loss drugs. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »