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October 25, 2012 | Kristi King, clinical dietitian

Children looking at Halloween candyIt's that time of year again — time for ghosts, witches and goblins. Halloween can be quite overwhelming, especially when you see all that candy in the store — and then in your home. However, there are a few “treats” & “tricks” your family can try to ensure your Halloween is a healthy one.

Ideas for “Treats”:

October 24, 2012 | Dr. Lindsey Longerot, OB/GYN

Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer AwarenessAs many of you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. And while you may already have your pink ribbon, I thought I’d take this opportunity to bend your ear about the facts.

October 23, 2012 | Dr. John Wirthlin, Craniofacial Orthodontist

Cleft lip and palate is a congenital malformation effecting the bones, teeth, soft tissues and musculature of the middle portion of face. Treatment for cleft lip and palate requires correct timing and coordination of treatment between a team of health professionals, including plastic and reconstructive surgeons, orthodontists, pediatric dentists and otolaryngologists. NasoAlveolar Molding (NAM) is a treatment procedure usually performed by a dental profession prior to the time the plastic and reconstructive surgeon performs the primary cleft lip and nose repair.

October 22, 2012 | Dr. Codi Wiener, OB/GYN

Everyone knows that exercise is good for the body. But what if you’re pregnant? Does this change the constructive nature of exercise to a potentially dangerous activity?

Pregnant woman exercisingWell, that really just depends. There are many factors that go into answering this question, such as how often you exercised before you became pregnant and what kind of exercises your body is accustomed to doing.