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Prevention; Women's Health

Heavy periods aren’t normal in teens – and might indicate a serious concern

Heavy periods in teen girls are often brushed off as a normal part of adolescence. But it’s not normal, and it can indicate a more serious condition. Discover how the Young Women’s Blood Disorders Program offers proper diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term complications.

Prevention

Can a Fitbit help prevent blood clot complications in kids?

Dr. Ayesha Zia, a pediatric hematologist, is currently recruiting children and young adults ages 7 to 21 who have had a lower-extremity DVT. She’s studying the increase of physical activity, with a Fitbit, and the impact to life-changing complications down the road that are related to their blood clot.