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FREE Beginnings/Early Pregnancy Class and Tour

Join our Beginnings class to learn what to expect during pregnancy and much more. Participants also get a complimentary tour of our labor and delivery and postpartum area.

The class addresses:

Proper nutrition
Baby’s growth and development in the womb
Common discomforts of pregnancy
Much more.

This class is designed for early pregnancy, so please call as

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Siblings Class: Big Kids and Babies

Are you expecting a new baby brother or sister at your house?
Date: Call to schedule a class. (Held one Saturday each month)
Time: 10 to 11 am
Location: USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, 4th Floor Council Room, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale CA
Cost: $25

One Saturday morning each month, from 10 to 11 a.m., children ages 3 to 8 gather in a classroom

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Babysitting Classes

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s family education program offers babysitting classes tailored for boys and girls ages 11-15. Each class is a single, one-time session. Upon completion of the course, you will receive an infant/child CPR participation card and a babysitting certificate.

What you will learn:

Infant/child CPR
Basic first aid
Home/auto safety
Telephone skills
Safety tips

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Your 6-Step Guide to Preventing Spring Allergies

Spring is here, which means spring allergies have also arrived. Here’s how to stop them before they start.
Sure, spring is beautiful with trees and flowers in full bloom, but if you suffer from allergies to trees, grass pollens and ragweed, you know those green leaves and flowers trigger one of the most miserable times of

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The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

Although they are advertised as being better for your body than sugar, artificial sweeteners may be not be as harmless as they seem.
Ever since saccharin, the first artificial sweetener, was created in 1879, scientists have been keeping an eye on the possible side effects of sugar substitutes. While they don’t have any calories and don’t

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  • Woman is stressed out because her thyroid is giving her problems and she does not know what to do.

Surprising Symptoms That Could Indicate a Thyroid Problem

When your thyroid works properly, you never know it’s there. But when it malfunctions, it wreaks havoc on your body.
Your thyroid is a flat, butterfly-shaped gland located directly underneath your Adam’s apple. Everything from brain development, bone strength, heart function, digestion and muscle control are affected by the thyroid. Even so, it is not always

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6 Things You Need to Know When Diagnosed with HPV

Being diagnosed with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can be a nerve-wracking experience. You don’t need to panic, but you do need to be informed.
Here are 6 things you need to know when you’re diagnosed with HPV:
1. Don’t panic
HPV is so prevalent that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their

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3 Fast Food Tricks To Ordering A Healthier Meal

When it comes to losing weight, exercise is important, but calorie reduction is what really helps you drop those extra pounds.
Complete diet makeovers can be overwhelming, but small changes can make a big difference. There isn’t always time to meal prep, and sometimes grabbing lunch on the go is the only option. But that’s not an

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  • Adult male considering the pros and cons of taking zinc for a cold

The Pros and Cons of Taking Zinc for a Cold

When you’re miserable and sniffling and sneezing, you may be ready to try anything — anything — to make it stop. Or maybe you would do anything to prevent those symptoms from starting. Science weighs in on using zinc to fight and prevent colds.
Runny nose, sore throat, aches and congestion are the all too familiar symptoms of

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