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Preparing Your Child for Puberty

Getting a deeper understanding of the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty can go a long way in helping you provide the support your child needs during this period in their life. Read More

Weight Loss Surgery: A Patient's Story

For nearly two decades, Kay struggled with her weight. She tried various measures to get it under control, all without success, and increasingly found everyday activities such as walking or simply crossing her legs to be a challenge. Read More

In Their Own Words: Match Day 2018 Memories

In Their Own Words: Match Day 2018 memories written by Kshama Bhyravabhotla, Wendell Cole and Chivon Brown Stubbs. Read More

Steps Leading Up to Weight-Loss Surgery

The most important element of the process for weight-loss surgery is consultation with a team of health professionals. In addition to your primary care physician, you will likely need to be evaluated by a surgeon, a dietitian, a psychologist, and possibly other specialists to ensure that you are fully prepared for the procedure. Read More

Are You a Candidate for Weight-Loss Surgery?

If you or a loved one suffers from obesity, without success in addressing it by diet or exercise, weight-loss (bariatric) surgery could be a viable option for addressing this condition. Read More

Heart Disease: A Serious Matter for Women

When you think of all of the major health issues facing women today, heart disease is rarely at the top of the list. Breast cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and lupus are many things that come to mind. However, heart disease is actually the number one cause of death among women—and African American women—today. Read More