Monthly Archives: June 2011

Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Black Bean Brownies

I’ve been trying to get my family away from eating sugar for the past year. It hasn’t been too difficult with respect to meals. We avoid sugary sauces and we make sure we eat lots of dark green vegetables instead … Continue reading

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New Pediatric Team Joining Meriter

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome a new team of local pediatricians to the West Washington clinic beginning this September. The physician team includes Kathryn A. Cahill, MD; Carleen Hanson, MD; Sara E. Kreckman, MD; and Kristin Millin, … Continue reading

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Building a Better Breakfast

By Krista Kohls, RD, CD, Meriter Clinical Dietitian There has been decades of research confirming that eating breakfast each morning is beneficial for weight loss, increasing metabolism, providing energy to the brain and much more! And now there is even … Continue reading

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Keeping your Newborn Safe in the Sun

What’s the best way to protect my baby from the harmful effects of the sun? Infants younger than six months should be kept out of direct sunlight if at all possible. Try finding places with shade like under a tree, … Continue reading

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What is Genetic Counseling?

Genetic counseling is the communication process of providing information and support to those with questions or concerns about genetic conditions. Genetic counselors are health care professionals with specialized graduate degrees in the area of medical genetics. They are board certified … Continue reading

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