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Children and Family Health

Will Humble, MPH
Unintended pregnancies, especially teen pregnancy and its social consequences, are a significant cause of inter-generational poverty and poor health outcomes.
Kimberly Shea, PhD, RN, CHPN
Considering hospice care for a loved one or yourself can feel scary and overwhelming. As a hospice nurse for more than 15 years, I know how difficult accepting an incurable diagnosis can be.
Karl B. Kern, MD
We’ve learned a great deal about improving survival rates and quality of life for sudden cardiac arrest patients.
Katherine Hiller, MD, MPH, FACEP
With cold and flu season in full swing, should you head to the emergency department or an urgent care center when your symptoms become severe?
Lisa Kiser, MSN, BSN, CNM, WHNP
As 2015 draws to a close, we continue to face a level of violence in the United States that is challenging, heartbreaking and deeply disturbing.
Keith Boesen, PharmD, CSPI
Temperatures have begun to drop, and scarves and gloves are coming out of hiding. It’s that wonderful time of year when families and friends gather to celebrate, share in food and drink and make memories.
Tara F. Carr, MD
Tasty treats are a favorite part of Halloween, but they can be dangerous for people with food allergies.
Mary Smith
I didn’t head straight to medical school after college. I did, however, head straight into parenting.
Keith Boesen, PharmD, CSPI
Nothing says summer like jumping into a swimming pool filled with cool, sparkling water.
Will Humble, MPH
The days and weeks before and after graduation are an exciting time for teens and their families, but the joy can turn tragic when alcohol is part of the mix.


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