Women’s Health

It’s National Parkinson’s Awareness Month and we need your help in supporting those with Parkinson’s and finding a cure. Roughly 7 to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease, and there still isn’t a cure. Let’s #EndParkinsons today!

By Margaret Shepard • April 18, 2017
Today is World Health Day so #LetsTalk. Depression has become center stage in 2017 for a variety of reasons, and it affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. Mayo Clinic recommends several tips to cope with depression:
  • Simplify your life
  • [...]
By Margaret Shepard • April 7, 2017
Did you know colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers? But only if you take the proper steps. National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month educates and motivates men and women to know the facts, get screened and spread the knowledge. To help prevent colon cancer, doctors [...]
By Margaret Shepard • March 13, 2017
Are you having troubles staying awake, even as you read this post? You’re not alone. Approximately 50-70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. Mayo Clinic and the National Sleep Foundation have tips to help you sleep better, so you won’t have to rely on caffeine to get you [...]
By Margaret Shepard • March 7, 2017
Are you shoveling safely? Each year, 11,000 people are hospitalized due to snow shoveling related accidents. Patients suffer from back and head injuries, bone fractures and sometimes even heart attacks. Minimize your risks by:
  • Using a quality light-weight shovel with a good grip
  • [...]
By Margaret Shepard • February 20, 2017
It is not uncommon to see an abundance of hearts this time of year. While Valentine’s Day contributes to this, February is also American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The good news is that heart [...]
By Margaret Shepard • February 13, 2017
Birth defects affect millions of babies each year, but they can be prevented. For many newborns with a birth defect, there is no family history of the condition. Many birth defects are not found immediately at birth. One step physicians recommend is taking folic acid once a day [...]
By Nate Gilbraith • January 24, 2017
More than 12,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and more than 4,000 of women will die due to this disease. We’d like to reduce that number by spreading the word that cervical cancer is one of the [...]
By Nate Gilbraith • January 17, 2017
It’s National Folic Acid Awareness Week – did you know it’s one of the most important supplements you can take as a mom-to-be? Consuming folic acid daily can help prevent neural tube birth defects, like spina bifida By Nate Gilbraith • January 10, 2017
Menopause - the part of life every woman is looking forward to, right?  As much as we’re all dreading it, it’s unfortunately inevitable. So what’s the bright side? There are a lot of treatments available to help manage symptoms like [...]
By Ali Skahan • November 30, 2016