Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Mar 25, 2020 -
Ladies, it’s time to rethink your annual exam. Yearly well-woman visits with your healthcare provider—often with an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN)—offer way more for your well-being than the pelvic exam and Pap test that likely come to mind.
Feb 28, 2020 -
It’s a question we often wonder—does scrolling through social media have a positive or negative effect on our well-being? When it comes to fitness-related posts, there isn’t a clear answer.
Jan 28, 2020 -
Up to 12% of babies have a condition formally known as ankyloglossia. The membranes securing their tongues are thick, tight, short, or attached to the front of the organ. As a result, their tongues can’t move freely.
Dec 27, 2019 -
During pregnancy, you aren’t just eating for two. You’re also exercising, sleeping, and making other lifestyle choices for both yourself and your baby. Here’s how to take care of your health and give your little one a strong start in life.
Nov 21, 2019 -
Many people, including women, can safely drink moderate amounts. But as heavy drinking becomes more common, some moms may be flirting with danger.
Oct 23, 2019 -
Some breast cancers associated with genes affect numerous members of a family. But not every woman who has a family history of inherited breast cancer carries the defective gene.
Sep 27, 2019 -
Up to 4 in 5 new moms feel sad, anxious, overwhelmed, or just plain tired after giving birth. It’s no wonder so many new mothers get the “baby blues.” Even if delivery went well, mothers are bound to be short on sleep and long on responsibilities.
Aug 27, 2019 -
Here are four common health issues you should discuss with your provider (even if you’d rather not).
Jul 30, 2019 -
If you break a bone or get into a car accident while pregnant, a healthcare provider may need to give you a scan, such as an X-ray, to see what’s going on. But isn’t that dangerous for your baby? Probably not.
Jun 24, 2019 -
Breastfeeding also reduces your risk for breast and ovarian cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and other conditions.