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Five Tips for Early Breastfeeding Success

Breastfeeding can have its challenges early on. There’s learning the appropriate feeding positions and techniques, knowing when and how often to feed the baby, and so many other intangibles.
15-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Signs Your Baby is Getting Enough Milk from Breastfeeding

Not sure if your baby is getting enough milk from breastfeeding? Here are five ways to tell:
14-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Healthy vision is essential to a child’s success in the classroom. Some children may eventually require glasses.
13-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Athletes Should Include Massage in Their Fitness Regimen

The overexertion of muscles through rigorous physical training and exercise can affect athletes’ performance and increase their risk for injury. In between those strenuous workouts, the body could use some pampering.
22-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Aphasia: A Disruption in Communication

Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain damage caused by disrupted blood flow to the brain). But aphasia, an impairment of language, is not always caused by stroke.
13-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Choosing Protective Sports Eyewear for Kids

Athletes no doubt want to avoid the injuries you hear about most: ankle sprains, concussions, groin pulls, hamstring strains, ACL tears. But the risk for an eye injury is not to be overlooked. Sports-related eye injuries are quite common,...
13-Jul-2018 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brian Deffaa Named Chief Marketing Officer at LifeBridge Health

Brian Deffaa has joined LifeBridge Health as the system’s first chief marketing officer. Deffaa will lead the development and execution of internal and external communications relating to marketing, branding and public relations.
12-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Healthy Eating Key for Age-related Macular Degeneration Prevention

There is no permanent cure for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults ages 50 and older affecting about 10 million Americans.
10-Apr-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Don't Get Burned - Important Eye Safety During the Solar Eclipse

It’s important to know what to do and what NOT to do so you can check out the eclipse without damaging your eyes or even causing blindness!
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Tips For Your Teen's First OB/GYN Visit

Tips for your daughter's first OB/GYN visit from Dr. Julie Jacobstein, a board-certified adolescent gynecologist with LifeBridge Health.
17-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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Tie Into Will Smith’s New Movie, Concussion, with Compelling, Crucial Medical Insight into the Dangers of Concussions

3-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST

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Women’s Soccer; Girls Concussions – Kevin Crutchfield, M.D., of LifeBridge Health Offers Expert Insight

With the mega-excitement about women's soccer, lots of little girls may now want to play soccer. Kevin Crutchfield, M.D., from LifeBridge Health shares insight about the risks of concussions and things parents should consider before deciding if...
8-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Dr Michael Williams, From Berman Brain & Spine Institute, on Medically-Induced Comas, their Use and Consciousness Levels

5-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

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OSU Player & Effects of Multiple Concussions. Concussion Expert Kevin Crutchfield Available for Interviews

1-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

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Expert Available in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Relating to Chronic Wound Treatment

Michael Eastman, C.H.T, E.M.T., is a certified hyperbaric technologist and emergency medical technician.
3-Apr-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Sarcoma Expert Available to Discuss Importance of Being Treated by Specialist and the Collaboration Between All Members of the Oncology Team

Albert J. Aboulafia, M.D., FACS, MBA, serves as the Director of Sarcoma Services at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Sinai Hospital. He is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in clinical and research aspects of the care,...
16-Jul-2012 9:50 AM EDT

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  • Christina Li

    Division Head, Minimally Invasive Surgery

    Keywords:
    laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrecomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, Minimally Invasive Surgery
     
     
  • Kevin Crutchfield

    Director, Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program

    Keywords:
    Concussions, neck injuries, upper spinal cord injuries, Lifebridge Health, Sinai, Northwest Hospital
     
     
  • Donald Abrams

    Chairman, Ophthalmogoly

    Keywords:
    Donald Abrams, MD, Krieger Eye Institute, Sinai Hospital, Lifebridge Health, Cataract, Glaucoma, ophthmology, eye treatment
     
     
  • James L. Frazier III

    Chief, Neurosurgery, Northwest Hospital

    Keywords:
    Neck Pain, arm pain, Low Back Pain, Leg Pain, Lumbar Stenosis, non-surgical spine care, Spinal Cord Stimulation, spinal tumor ablation, Spine Tumors, Spine trauma, cervical conditions
     
     
  • Edward Soriano

    Physician

    Keywords:
    Pain Management, interventional pain management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, post stroke pain, Knee Pain, Sciatica, post amputation, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
     
     
  • Mark Katlic

    Chief, Department of Surgery

    Keywords:
    Lifebridge Health, Sinai Hospital, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, geriatric surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, aging surgeons
     
     
  • Ali Tabrizchi

    Interventional cardiologist

    Keywords:
    Cardiovascular Disease, Lifebridge Health, Sinai Hospital, Cardiovascular Institute, Angiograms, Coronary Artery Disease, nuclear stress tests, Echocardiogram, Heart Failure, Heart Disease
     
     
  • Celine Richardson

    Minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon

    Keywords:
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, MIS, Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Northwest Hospital, Lifebridge Health, Robotic Surgery, colon resection, gynecologic procedures, urological procedures, Gallbladder
     
     
  • Gaurav Kumar

    Pediatrician

    Keywords:
    Pediatrics, Pediatrician, Sinai Hospital, Lifebridge Health, Adolescent Medicine, young adult medicine, Asthma, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, Bullying
     
     
  • Craig Bennett

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Keywords:
    Sports Injuries, Acl Tears, cartilage damage, hip damage, Rotator Cuff Tears, shoulder instability
     
     

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Sharon Boston
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Helene King
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410-601-2296

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