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Project Editor: Chad R. Sievers
(Previous Edition: Traci Cumbay)
Acquisitions Editor: Lindsay Lefevere
(Previous Edition: Kathy Cox)
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Assistant Editor: Erin Calligan Mooney
Editorial Program Coordinator: Joe Niesen
Technical Editor: Lucia Fouts, MD, FACOG
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Editorial Assistant: Jennette ElNaggar
Front Cover Photo: Pixland
Back Cover Photos: Brand X Photos
Cartoons: Rich Tennant
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