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Hello just wanted to introduce myself hi I'm jennifer Castillo I'm 35 yrs old I have. A 5 month old little girl who I adore well I'm glad I'm here
Need job to work during pregnancy
Is my first time of pregnancy alone single mom trying to save money as i can not working is hard at the moment so, i lost my mom to give support advice effort or anything mother helping her daughter of first pregnancy just cant only got is my family but pushing me down not hearing me correctly..all
When my husband and I got married, there was an informal agreement that we would have between two and four kids. I came from a family of four, which I always thought was a large family, but my husband is the youngest of seven. I almost couldn’t imagine a family that size, although, I quickly
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What's Your Title?
Woman, mother, daughter, caregiver. We all carry titles. From a young age I knew another one for me would be working parent. This vision was likely fueled by my competitiveness with male academic peers, which began with spelling and math tests in first grade. Maybe also shaped by my childhood exper
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Depression and Heart Disease, a Common Combination
Know the signs of depression. If you have heart disease, you have a higher risk of becoming depressed than someone without heart disease. Research shows that half of people with heart disease experience depression. Similarly, depression is a risk factor for heart disease. The link between d
Why Should I Take a Beta-Blocker After a Heart Attack?
Beta-blockers prevent death in heart attack survivors. But like any other medication, there may be side effects. Learn more about beta-blocker treatment. The days and weeks following a heart attack bring relief and new challenges for survivors. Along with starting fresh habits like healthy eati
Aspirin to Prevent Stroke or Heart Attack
Find out if aspirin is right for you for prevention of heart attack or certain types of stroke. You may have heard that an aspirin taken every day can help lower the risk of heart attack and some types of stroke. Aspirin is inexpensive and available almost anywhere. It is sometimes called baby asp
Living Well With Heart Failure
Managing your condition for life. Whether you have been recently diagnosed with heart failure or have lived with it for years, you may have questions. What can I do to help reduce my symptoms? How should I take my medication? How can I work with my doctor? Wherever you are on your journey, taking
Diagnosing Coronary Artery Disease
A number of tests can confirm the diagnosis or determine if you’re at risk. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease and is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. With CAD, the arteries that carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart m
What Does It Mean to Have Coronary Heart Disease?
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. That’s true for both men and women. It accounts for one of every four deaths. The most common kind of heart disease is coronary heart disease. Lifestyle changes, medications and certain procedures can help manage this condition
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