Digging into Diets: Weight Watchers (WW)

By on January 8, 2020

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE Weight Watchers® (WW) is an old staple when it comes to dieting. It’s been around for decades, and it’s likely you know more than one person who has tried it— in fact, it’s the largest commercial weight loss program in the US and even has international reach. But

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Digging into Diets: The Paleo Diet

By on January 8, 2020

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE From the outside, the Paleo diet is an attractive one. In a life and culture that seems jam-packed with complexity and juggling the right things, something simple and easy can feel like a comfort. After all, if our ancestors didn’t have to manage paying bills, keeping appointments, and

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What to Know About Circumcising Your Child

By on November 7, 2019

If you’re expecting a boy, then it’s inevitable that you’ll face the question of whether to circumcise him or not. Ultimately, it comes down to what you think is best for your child, but it’s still extremely important to be informed about the process before you face the final decision. Today, circumcision is becoming more

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Weight and Health: Understanding Body Mass Index (BMI)

By on November 5, 2019

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE In everyday life, it’s common to get an idea of someone’s overall health by assessing their weight. That’s because weight is often an important number according to societal expectations. However, your weight can often be a misnomer. The truth is that your weight may look very different

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ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FIRST-TRIMESTER SUBCHORIONIC HEMATOMAS AND PREGNANCY LOSS IN SINGLETON PREGNANCIES, Nathan Fox, MD (Podcast, Print)

By on August 1, 2019

Subchorionic hematomas, or subchorionic hemorrhages, are common ultrasound findings in early pregnancy.   However, their significance is uncertain.  Some believe they increase the risk of many pregnancy complications, including pregnancy loss/miscarriage.  In this study of almost 3000 women, we found that Subchorionic hematoma does not increase the risk of pregnancy loss prior to 20 weeks.  This

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