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Dale Mazer, M.D., M.P.H.

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Dale Mazer, M.D., M.P.H. Articles (8)

Teens and Weight-Bearing

To prevent osteoporosis, most specialists recommend a diet high in calcium and a lifestyle high in weight-bearing exercise.

Apr. 21, 2004

A Good Night’s Sleep!

We’ve heard that massage can help babies relax and decrease colic. A small study is now showing that infants who are massaged by their mothers develop a more regular sleep schedule, too.

Mar. 21, 2003

Kids Can Help with Seizures

A seizure can be a pretty scary thing to watch, especially for a child who has never seen one before. But the Epilepsy Foundation, a Maryland-based national organization that promotes research on and understanding of children and adults with seizures, says kids as young as 10 can learn how to help.

Mar. 21, 2003

Skip a Step

Baking cookies with the kids? Raw eggs in unbaked cookie dough pose a significant risk of salmonella, according to the FDA.

Mar. 21, 2003

Depo-Provera and Bone Density

`` Researchers at the University of Washington examined 182 women aged 18 to 39 between 1994 and 1999 who were receiving Depo-Provera injections.

Mar. 21, 2003

Lighten Up the Juice!

Grape, prune and other dark colored juices may decrease kids’ ability to absorb iron, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Cornell University.

Mar. 21, 2003

Miscarriages Linked to Low Folic Acid Levels

Many women know that taking folic acid, or folate, before and during early pregnancy can help protect their unborn babies from neural tube defects. Now a study shows that folic acid also helps to prevent early miscarriages.

Mar. 21, 2003

New Thoughts on Morning Sickness

For nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy, first try changing your diet, says Jennifer Niebyl, M.D., University of Iowa professor and head of obstetrics and gynecology, in a report in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Mar. 21, 2003

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