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Changing Seasons = Changing Skin

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Tips to ease your skin’s transition to cooler, drier weather The change of seasons brings changes to our skin. Fall’s cooler, drier weather can cause dehydration, irritation and sensitivity. Here are some simple tips to keep your skin looking great as temperatures drop: Use a humidifier to put moisture back into the air. Keep it…

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Low Back Pain: Is the Sacroiliac Joint to Blame?

Andrew Fanous, MD, is a board-eligible neurosurgeon. He has a special interest in surgical management of spine disorders and tumors. It’s an uncomfortable fact of life: About 8 in every 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. That pain can be debilitating and interfere with work and other daily activities.…

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How to Choose a Birth Hospital: Advice from a Pediatrician and Father

David Goodwin, MD, is Medical Director of the Inova Loudoun Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He also practices at Inova Children’s Hospital and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Dr. Goodwin is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Starting a family or adding to one generates lots of excitement, questions and maybe even a little anxiety. Whether you…

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Breastfeeding Problems? We Can Help!

Karen Bodnar, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician at Inova Children’s Hospital and breastfeeding medicine specialist at the Inova Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and is an Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Feeding your baby seems like it should be the…

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