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Do expectant mothers need folic acid?

Expectant mothers need folic acid, a type of B vitamin, that contributes to the development of a healthy fetus. The vitamin can help prevent birth defects that affect the formation of the brain and spinal cord.

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Addressing body image concerns in teens

The media’s push towards a specific “ideal image” can become a dangerous and sometimes life-threatening one.

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Two changes you can make today for a healthy heart

You don’t have to overhaul your diet or dinner plans today, but starting small is an easy way to support long-term cardiovascular health outcomes.

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Keep your family heart-healthy with these 5 expert tips

Cardiologist Sarah Clauss, MD, shares five ways families can prioritize heart health this February during American Heart Month.

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What parents need to know about keeping little hearts healthy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40,000 infants born in the United States each year will have a congenital heart defect or heart disease.