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Teaming up for EA/TEF

Like Lewis and Clark, Holmes and Watson or even Batman and Robin, Russell Jennings, MD, and Lori McGahan are an amazing team. Working together as doctor and parent advocate, Jennings and McGahan have done tremendous work raising awareness and funds for esophageal atresia/tracheo-esophageal fistula (EA/TEF), a rare congenital birth defect affecting one in every 4,000…

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One patient’s story: our baby’s Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

My husband Brain and I are about to celebrate our 14 year anniversary. A big milestone for any relationship, but after the hardships we’ve lived through in the past few years, it seems extra special. For the first 10 years of our marriage we tried for kids, but it never happened. Eventually we sort of…

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Working parents, please join the dicussion

Earlier this week Claire McCarthy, MD, wrote a Thrive post defending working mothers, in response to a study from the UK linking our busy schedules to increased rates of childhood obesity. The post generated a lot of discussion and several readers chimed in with some great advice for raising healthy kids while working full-time. What…

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