Talking to Kids About Difficult Subjects

By , September 11th, 2012 | Parenting | 0 Comments

Jaime Gardner, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Renown Behavioral Health

How to talk to your children about difficult subject matter.As much as we would like to protect our children from stressors and difficult issues, it is an inevitable part of their lives. Since we are unable to avoid sensitive discussions, how we go about having the conversation is important.

The following are some thoughts in approaching children with these topics:

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Morning Sickness: Remedies That Actually Work

By , September 6th, 2012 | Pregnancy | 0 Comments

Home remedies to help with morning sickness. You’re pregnant! Your home test says so. Your doctor says so. But unfortunately for many women, the first thing that makes them feel pregnant is a queasy stomach. Despite its name, morning sickness can strike at any time of day. Caused by the surge of several hormones, the nausea and vomiting of morning sickness affect about 70 percent of pregnant women during their first trimester. It typically subsides around the 14th week of gestation when these hormones level off.

Until then, these tips may help you manage:


Keeping an Eye on Breast Cancer

By , September 4th, 2012 | Women's Health | 0 Comments

Bobbi Gillis, Nurse Navigator at Renown Health, discusses tips for keeping an eye on breast cancer.Bobbi Gillis, RN, BSN, CBCN
Breast Program Coordinator and Nurse Navigator at Renown Institute for Cancer

Knowing how to find early changes in your breasts can help you to develop good health habits that can save your life. This includes self examination and recognizing changes, as well as visiting your doctor periodically, especially if you’ve noticed a change.    

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