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    Understanding how your child experiences social pressure

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    Tips for talking to kids after traumatic events

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    The 5 emotions you should talk about with your child

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    How to help your child cope with school safety anxiety

Tips and Stories for Living Well

It’s never too early: How a colon cancer screening could save your life

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), women and men are encouraged to start regular colon cancer screenings at age 45. “You never really think you’re going to get cancer, unless you have a family history of it,” Brian says. “It’s never too early to get screened. Colon cancer is one of the cancers you can beat if it’s detected early. There is no reason to not get screened earlier.”

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Laughing with confidence: The importance of good pelvic health

For a while, Brandy Brooks would feel uncomfortable every time she would have to go out in public, fearing that she would have to face an embarrassing moment because of a pelvic floor disorder (PFD). A common problem many women experience, especially after giving birth, PFD affects almost one-quarter of women, according to a study funded the National Institute of Health.

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Micra: How a little pacemaker is making a big change

The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (or Micra) is the newest and the world’s smallest pacemaker. Currently, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is one of only a few Maryland hospitals offering Micra pacemakers. Nancy Dick was one of the first patients to get it, and though it’s small, this pacemaker has changed her life for the better in a great way.

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