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Mansi Kanuga

Control your allergies to enjoy the fall season

Posted by Mansi Kanuga, M.D.
September 16, 2014

Fall is a gorgeous time of year, but for many allergy sufferers, this can be the worst season as they suffer from symptoms that may include a stuffy and runny nose, itchy eyes, increased asthma attacks and more sinus infections.

Resource Center(s): Allergy

Eric Poulin MD

Yes, I’m pregnant! Now what? 3 tips to a smooth start

Posted by Eric Poulin, M.D.
September 16, 2014

Congratulations! It’s an exciting time for you. Understanding the basics of prenatal care can help prepare you for this 40-week (or so) journey. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you learn of your pregnancy.

Resource Center(s): Women's Health

Laura Damrow CNM MSN

Oh, my aching pregnancy back

Posted by Laura Damrow, C.N.M.
September 12, 2014

Back pain is a common complaint for pregnant women. As you gain weight, your center of gravity shifts forward. To avoid falling forward, you compensate by leaning back, which can strain the muscles in your lower back. Here's how to help...

Resource Center(s): Women's Health, Back Pain

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