How to eat like an Olympian

By Kary Woodruff
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For Olympic athletes training for a gold medal, it is more than just hours spent practicing their sport. Ask any Olympian and they’ll tell you that nutrition is also a major component of their training plan. Improper fueling during training and competition can mean the difference between first and second place, so following a sound nutrition plan is essential for optimal performance and recovery. While you may not be training up to 6 hours a day, 6 days per week, eating like an Olympian can certainly help you to achieve your performance goals. Here are key points to develop your nutrition plan.

First Time Pregnancy Tips: Common Questions of Moms-to-Be

By Scott W. Rallison, MD
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So you’re pregnant (and yes, home tests are quite accurate). If you’re like most first-time parents, you’re probably excited but also a bit nervous. You probably also have a lot of questions. There is no such thing as a dumb question, especially for first-time parents. Check out the answers to common questions I get asked by first-time moms.

Growing pains during pregnancy are normal

By Jacqueline Lagana
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Believe it or not one in three women will experience unexpected changes during pregnancy. In two previous blog posts we have discussed Pregnancy Brain and A Return to Adolescence. This week we will look at the last of the three unexpected changes you might experience in pregnancy, growing pains.

What to Expect in the Emergency Room

By John Resch
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No matter what, visiting an emergency room is a stressful experience. Staff members strive to do everything possible to make patients feel safe and comfortable. However, there are eight tips everyone should understand to help an ER visit go as smoothly as possible: