Category: Conditions & Treatments

Teens and Healthy Self-Esteem

The teenage years are a particularly challenging time. As a parent, it’s important to have regular and open dialogue with your teen about their feelings to help them feel safe establishing their own identity and building their self-esteem.

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Make Time for Self-Care

It’s a new year and for many of us it’s an opportunity to reflect and set new personal goals. It is also important to think about taking care of oneself emotionally, spiritually and physically.

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Supporting Young Children with Trauma

Childhood trauma can impede emotional development and physical well-being and lead to long-term emotional, social, and behavioral challenges if not identified and treated early on.

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Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day is a day when we are encouraged to wear red to raise awareness about heart disease. Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, discusses heart disease.

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Managing Temper Tantrums in Children

As children begin to develop their language skills, they often express how they are feeling through challenging behaviors when they are not feeling understood or that their wants and needs are not being met.

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

Last February, Larry Eldridge suddenly felt a crushing chest pain that radiated to both arms. He was rushed to Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital.

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High Tech with A Big Heart

Shortly after coming down with pneumonia last April, Peter Pfisterer of Gaithersburg learned he had congestive heart failure, a condition that causes blood not to pump properly throughout the body.

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Know Your Heart Numbers

Your heart is crucial to your overall health – and the first step to maintaining your heart health is knowing your numbers. Naga Pannala, MD, cardiologist shares what numbers to look for and what your goal range should be.

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