Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

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Using Petroleum Jelly and Other Skin Healers

Petroleum jelly can be used for dry skin, chafing, diaper rash, and even preventing brittle nails. When petroleum jelly doesn’t work, maybe one of these other skin healers will!

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Do Sugary Sodas During Pregnancy Lead to Childhood Asthma?

Drinking soda during pregnancy can lead to your child developing asthma during their elementary-school years.

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Fighting Obesity With Photography

Photographer Gregg Segal hopes his work can raise awareness about childhood obesity and the impacts of our modern diets.

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Too Much Weight in Early Pregnancy Linked to Early Childhood

Before starting a family, it’s important to talk with your doctor about what a healthy pregnancy weight means for you.

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Breastfeeding Advice for Obese Mothers

Find out why new mothers with obesity should be encouraged, supported, and educated to exclusively breastfeed for the first six month’s of their baby’s life.

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Should You Track Your HbA1C Levels?

With diabetes on the rise, more Americans are tracking their blood sugar using HbA1C blood tests. Find out what the numbers mean for your health.

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Gaining Weight With Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Here’s why some of your treatments may cause weight gain, and what you can do about it.

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Functional Medicine to Heal Vessels on Fire

Are your blood vessels on fire? You may want to consider functional cardiovascular medicine.

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5-Week Heart Health Challenge

Try this 5 week heart health challenge to help you make real changes that can improve your lifestyle in ways that promote heart health.

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The Evolving Subtypes of Diabetes

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are the most commonly discussed forms of diabetes, but research is uncovering new subtypes of the disease.