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Digestive; Nutrition; Pediatrics

7 common causes of pediatric GI bleeding, plus treatment information

Finding blood in your child's stool is scary, especially if the child is too young to describe how they feel. In this MedBlog, pediatric gastroenterologist Bradley Barth, M.D., M.P.H., discusses seven common, treatable conditions that cause GI bleeding, plus treatment information.

Digestive; Mental Health; Nutrition; Pediatrics

What causes GI issues in teens – and how to get them to talk about it

For some students, heading back to school sparks excitement. For others, it's a source of new or worsening gastrointestinal pain. In this week’s MedBlog, Nandini Channabasappa, M.D., discusses why school stress can provoke GI issues and how to treat them.

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How much calcium is too much?

The right amount builds strong bones, but too much calcium may lead to heart problems.

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Coumadin users: Let us go easy on the lettuce

Summertime is traditionally one of the best times to enjoy salads. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are readily available and at peak flavor, and keeping your kitchen cool is easier when there’s no need to turn on the oven.

“In the U.S., heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women. And coffee is the most popular beverage in the U.S., according to 2017 data from MarketWatch. Such a potentially dangerous crossover warrants a thorough randomized trial rather than an observational study.”

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Summer Veggie and Pesto Pasta Salad

Check out this summer veggie and pesto pasta salad that's perfect for picnics.

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