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One Touch Ultra Smart UltraSmart Blood Glucose Monitoring System

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Is my baby ready… Food & Drink

You asked us: Is my baby ready… …to stop breastfeeding? …to drink water? …to drink cow’s milk and eat dairy foods? …to drink juice? …to eat wheat or rice baby cereal? …to eat solid foods? …to eat fish or sushi? …to eat honey? …to eat strawberries? …to eat peanuts and other nuts? Experts: Daina Kalnins [...]

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Salmonella infection

Salmonella infection is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract. Salmonella bacteria typically live in the intestines of animals and humans and are shed through feces. Humans become infected most frequently through contaminated water or food sources — such as poultry, meat and eggs. Typically, people with salmonella infection develop diarrhea, fever and [...]

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Is your breastfeeding successful enough?

How can I tell whether my baby’s getting enough breast milk? This is a common question among new breastfeeding moms. After all, you want to make sure that your baby’s getting all the nourishment she needs and, well, you can’t actually see how much milk your baby’s drinking when you’re nursing! While most moms are [...]

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Breastfeeding Frequency – a Question of Style

Most new mothers are left confused about how often their babies should nurse. Our formula feeding mothers can expect to feed their newborns every 2-4 hours in general (some babies more frequently, others less frequently). Breastmilk is not like formula. Formula is usually made from cow’s milk, which has hard to digest proteins. Because these [...]

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Pregnancy nutrition: Healthy eating for you and your baby

Eating healthfully during pregnancy is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. After all, the food you eat is your baby’s only source of nutrition. Smart choices about pregnancy nutrition can help you promote your baby’s growth and development. Here’s help making every bite count. Grains Grains provide essential [...]

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Antioxidants supplements : By Jennifer Nelson, M.S., R.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D.

I’m more convinced than ever that we need to give up the knee-jerk reflex that supplements are a nutritionally effective way to prevent disease. Why such a strong statement? The two lead articles in the recent issue of the medical journal “JAMA” show that the antioxidant vitamins C, E and the mineral selenium have no [...]

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An essential part of a healthy diet

Eat more fiber. You’ve probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health? Dietary fiber — found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes — is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. But fiber can provide other health benefits as well, such [...]

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Signs and symptoms of pancreatitis may vary depending on which type you experience. Acute pancreatitis signs and symptoms include: Upper abdominal pain Abdominal pain that radiates to your back Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating Abdominal pain that’s somewhat relieved by leaning forward or curling into a ball Nausea Vomiting Tenderness when touching the [...]

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