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3 New Year’s resolutions all families can (and should) make

January 2, 2018

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Claire McCarthy, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Claire McCarthy, MD, is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. In addition to being a senior faculty editor for Harvard Health Publishing, Dr. McCarthy … See Full Bio
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Sheila Malhotra
February 1, 2018

Hi Claire,

Thanks for sharing such an interesting article. The quote (“A family that eats together, stays together”) really suites your articles.

We just need to include exercise in it to for a healthy lifestyle. So the new quote would be like “A family that eats together & exercises together, stays together”.

Ruth WIlding
January 8, 2018

How does a patient approach their MD about dizzie spells. What are they to ask in order to get the question answered and understand what the MD is telling them. If the MD avoids the question or asks with another question how does the patient handle this situation. As the patients get older and hearing is beginning to go it becomes difficult for the older generation to respond and understand. I believe that many patients in the older generation need some guidelines.

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