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Can Vitamin D Prevent Cancer, Increase Survival Rates?
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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When you grab your favorite cereal, pour it into a bowl and make it swim in milk, you're not just treating yourself to a delicious breakfast, you are aiding in your health. The vitamin D found in cereals and milk may help you ward off certain cancers, including colon, breast,... Read more
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A Lesson for Casey Anthony
Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The jury has spoken and Casey Anthony will be released in exactly seven days. Ironically, her release from jail falls on a Sunday, when most people are communing with their Lord. I wonder if thats an omen. Orlando is a small town, contrary to its prominent persona of tourist attr... Read more
A Journey to Motherhood via Ethiopia (Part 2)
Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The drive through the streets of Addis was enlightening but not surprising. The streets were crowded with the movement of brown faces, cell phones, old women in layered clothes with shawl covered heads and teenage boys wearing hooded sweatshirts and urban culture. The poverty was... Read more
A Page from Dr. Linda’s Journal (Part 1)
Monday, July 4th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Independence Day always reminds me of my mother whose birthday fell two days prior to the holiday. My mom made her transition almost ten years ago but in her honor, Id like to share a page or two from my journal that describes my own experience of becoming a mother. Im presently ... Read more
Prenatal Fitness for Pregnant Women
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Low cost, prenatal fitness classes. What a progressive thought. The New York City Prenatal Fitness Initiative is a community model that should be replicated on a national scale. A nurse midwife, Marilinda Pascoe and Andrea Bachrach Mata, an aquatic fitness instructor founded a pr... Read more
Dr. Linda Cares: Exercise and Pregnancy An Update
Monday, June 27th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Exercise while pregnant has always been a controversial issue. The days of of eating for two to justify inappropriate eating habits is pass. Nine years ago, The American Congress of Obstetrician-Gynecologists published guidelines regarding exercise and pregnancy. Essentially they... Read more
In Praise of the Catherine Ferguson Academy: The Power of Pregnant Teens
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The United States has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in the industrialized world where only 33 of pregnant teens graduate from high school, so what does the Emergency Manager of Detroit do He closes a school for pregnant young women that have a 90 graduation rate. ... Read more
Dr. Linda Cares: Can We Eliminate Stillbirths?
Monday, June 20th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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One of the most dreaded complications in obstetrics is a stillbirth that is defined as the absence of life upon delivery of the baby. There are approximately 3million stillbirths that occur each year globally and one-half million in the U.S. In developing countries, the most comm... Read more
Miserable Monday Morning
Monday, June 20th, 2011 by Bin C
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And ...I continue to bleed .................. "Sesame Seed, Sesame Seed - Are You Still In Here" Read more
Happy Father’s Day: 10 Important Things an Expectant Dad Can Do to Help Have a Healthy Baby
Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Some of the most endearing moments I have witnessed as an obstetrician involved observing men in the labor room. There was the hip Jewish dad from Brooklyn who brought his Anita Baker tape and played it while his wife was in labor. Because she was one of my favorite artists, I wa... Read more
Do Most American Women Experience Complications During Delivery?
Monday, June 13th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The answer is an astonishing, yes. The Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality AHRQ released a report on May 19, 2011 stating 9 out of 10 American pregnant women have complications while pregnant and during their delivery. Angela Burgin Logan was one of those women. She almost... Read more
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