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How much do you know about safe sleep & SIDS?

Each year, around 3,500 babies die of a sleep-related cause. While the number is staggering, safe sleep practices can help…

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Sunscreen after summer: Yes, you do need it

The colder days of fall and winter are ahead. This often means fewer hours of sunlight and more cloudy days.…

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The user’s guide to insomnia

What — a user’s guide to insomnia? Yes. With some 30 to 40 percent of Americans experiencing insomnia at least…

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Erlanger helps you navigate your breast cancer journey

Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. That statistic alone can make having a mammogram…

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In a stroke, time lost is brain lost. Learn how to act F.A.S.T.

For World Stroke Day, we are spreading the word about acting F.A.S.T.—a simple test that anyone can do to diagnose…

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Medication disposal: What to do when your meds are expired or unneeded

We all have them — those unused antibiotic capsules or expired pain relievers hanging out in the medicine cabinet. But…

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When is it time to give up the keys?

It’s an age-old question for older adults — and one that’s filled with all sorts of emotions. How can you…

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Is there really such a thing as gaming disorder?

The short answer — yes. As of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes “gaming disorder” as a mental…

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It’s an art: Exploring the benefits of the healing arts

At one time or another, it’s happened to all of us. We hear a song and we’re transported from the…

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Back to school — and back to head lice?

Now that school’s been back in session for a while, does it seem inevitable that soon enough your little one…

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What does your heart health have to do with your stroke risk?

Quite a bit, actually. Many of the risk factors for stroke overlap with those for heart disease and heart attack.…

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Month 2 of the Family Health Challenge

This month, we’re offering up another challenge to boost your health and strengthen your family. OK, so be honest: Are…

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What to know about stones: A look at gallstones & kidney stones

Let’s talk about stones. No, not the Rolling Stones…the pesky kinds that sometimes plague the gallbladder and kidney. Few people…

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Healthy Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Shake

Pumpkin Pie Shake Ingredients 1 scoop vanilla shake (UNJURY Vanilla) ¼ - ½ cup canned pureed pumpkin (to taste) 1…

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Bariatric surgery: A tool to regain quality of life

The first signs of weight related health problems began when I was pregnant with my son in 2000 and I…

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Ask the Navigator: I have heard that intestinal gas is a big problem after surgery. What, if anything, can be done for this?

Dear Navigator, I have heard that intestinal gas is a big problem after surgery. What, if anything, can be done…

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Introducing C-HEAL Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program

Welcome C-HEAL Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program! We’re proud to introduce the newest member of the Erlanger Metabolic Center:…

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