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Latest by Jennifer Mitchell Wilson

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Lifestyle

Exercising With Acid Reflux: What You Should Know

Learn which exercises are best and other tips to help prevent reflux from worsening.

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Living With

How to Talk to Your Child About Their IBD

Has your child been diagnosed with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis? These tips can help you discuss it with them in an age-appropriate way.

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Risk Factors

Does Acid Reflux or Barrett’s Up Cancer Risk?

A 2018 study into the connections between acid reflux and cancer offers a reminder that reflux patients should stay vigilant about their health.

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Living With

When Mom Has a Migraine

Moms don’t get sick days, so here are some ways to weather your next Migraine attack.

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Treatment

Can Self-Dosing OTC Reflux Meds Harm Your Child?

While easier access to reflux medications can be helpful, it can also lead to problems if you’re not careful.

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Living With

A Gluten-Free Taco Salad Everyone Will Love

Looking for a celiac-friendly meal for the whole family? This taco salad is packed with flavor and can be customized to your dietary needs.

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Want a Better Relationship With Your Child's Asthma Doctor? Just Ask

Communication is the key to a good relationship with your child’s doctor. Even more importantly, it may also play a role in better outcomes for your child.

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Diagnosis

Status Migrainosus - Not Your Average Migraine

Status migrainosus refers to a debilitating condition in which a Migraine attack can last three days or longer with little to no relief. In most cases, status migrainosus can be treated in the emergency room or doctor’s office and won’t lead to any p...

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Tests

Stool Tests for IBD: What You Should Know

Worried about stool testing for Crohn’s or UC? Here’s what you can expect.

Boy with a migraine struggling at school.
Parenting

Migraine and School Options

A look at some ways to keep Migraine from negatively impacting your child’s schooling.