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  You may think you know everything when it comes to bodily changes during pregnancy. After all, you’ve read the usual pregnancy books, discussed what to expect during pregnancy with ...

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“The LILI Letter” July 2014

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  You probably already know that if you’re thinking of having a baby, talking to your primary care physician or OBGYN is a good first step. But there are other things that you might not think about…until the last minute, if at all. Here are 4 things to do before getting pregnant that you may [...]

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6 Inspirational Quotes for Cancer Patients Along Their Journey

      When the doctor confirmed that you had cancer, your whole world stopped for a few moments as you tried to come to grips with your new reality. If going through cancer treatment wasn’t at the top of your list of fears before, it may be now. Maybe you know someone who had [...]

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What Not to Say to Your Loved One About Pregnancy After Miscarriage

We call it “miscarriage,” but that word only captures the clinical aspect of what’s going on. When you think about it, it’s the death of a loved one. And not just a loved one, a child. Sadly, miscarriage is so common that we often don’t appreciate the depths of that experience unless we’ve gone through [...]

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“The LILI Letter” June 2014

The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter June…Swimsuit season is upon us… your response a panicked scream, a sigh or a smile? Our bodies can be walking billboards for how we treat ourselves. Wearing a bathing suit amplifies this message. What is your message to [...]

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Understanding Pain Before Committing to Joint Replacement

  If you’re a sports fan, you’re probably no stranger to seeing players get injured on the field or court. You might have grimaced when Golden State Warriors’ Brandon Rush busted his left knee during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies back in November 2012. Or maybe you groaned when Utah Jazz player Gordon Hayward [...]

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