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.

Guide to Choosing Heart-healthy Snacks

By Kary Woodruff
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Earlier today I had the opportunity to host a webcast on heart-healthy grocery shopping and dining out. One of the questions submitted by one of the MyHeart Challenge: Play at Home Edition contestants was, "During the week I often grab granola bars, crackers, pretzels for snacks. I'm realizing that I'm eating too many carbs. What are some healthy alternatives I can buy to grab when I'm on the go?" Here are some great tips for snacking on the go. 

Tackling the "Hotspotter" Patient Challenge

By Scott Pingree
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A fascinating business dynamic will unfold as health care providers in the United States shift from a reimbursement system that has historically paid for procedures performed to one that rewards population health — providing the total care of a community at a fixed cost and improving its members overall health.