Making strong choices every day
They say “you are what you eat,” but you’re actually the result of many things. The exercise and rest you get. What you drink and what you breathe. Even your genes and the company you keep. It all contributes to your physical, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
You may also be managing the health of your family-a big and potentially rewarding responsibility. Read on and discover ways for living a good life together. Enjoy the best “you” you all can be.
What Does LGBTQ Health Care Truly Mean?
What does LGBTQ health care really mean? Although understanding the community's specific medical needs is an aspect of it, it also involves a deep cultural competency that builds true doctor-patient trust. Here's what you should know about what it means to truly serve the LGBTQ community's health care needs.
Your First Gynecologist Visit: What to Expect at the OB-GYN
Facing your first gynecologist visit? Don't be scared — it's really nothing to be afraid of. While you may feel nervous about having a medical provider examine you and talk about your reproductive health, it's usually a rewarding experience. Still, whether it's your first gynecologist visit or your 20th, it's always good to have a clear idea of what to expect.
Dehydration During Pregnancy: What Expecting Mothers Should Know
Staying hydrated is important for everyone, but it's especially important if you're pregnant. While you may want to avoid extra trips to the bathroom, adequate fluid intake is essential to supporting a healthy and safe pregnancy. Here's what you need to know about avoiding dehydration during pregnancy.
Types of Scans and Medical Imaging
There are many ways doctors use imaging to diagnose or monitor a medical condition. Different types of scans are used for different conditions, and the kind of scan your doctor orders will depend on your symptoms. Imaging scans are relatively safe and carry minimal risks, but you'll feel more prepared if you know what to expect. Here's what you should know.
6 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling
If you feel like you always get sick when you travel, you're not alone. Many of our regular habits change when we're on vacation, which can make staying healthy while traveling more difficult than when you're at home. Fortunately, there are some practical tips to help you ward off sickness while traveling or on vacation.