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Perinatal Anxiety Disorders: What is the Best Screening Tool?

There is a growing body of literature which indicates that anxiety symptoms are common during pregnancy and the postpartum period.  Anxiety during pregnancy places the woman at greater risk for postpartum depression and may also affect pregnancy outcomes. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends that clinicians screen women at least once… Read More »

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The best books of the week

Lost And WantedNell Freudenberger (fiction, Knopf)Helen and Charlie met at Harvard; they were once inseparable. After college, time and geographic distance took a toll on the friendship. But when Charlie dies after an illness, Helen is surprised to start receiving texts from Charlie’s phone. A beautifully written, moving meditation on grief and friendship. Girl Most… Read More »

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Best exercises and remedies for plantar fasciitis

Foot stretches and exercises can help plantar fasciitis by relieving pain, improving muscle strength, and promoting flexibility in the foot muscles and ligaments. Overuse, strain, and inflammation on the plantar fascia ligament that connects the heel to the toes cause the foot injury that doctors refer to as plantar fasciitis. The tissue that the condition… Read More »

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