Studies done by the AICR have shown that up to one third of the most common cancers in the United States are in fact preventable. While it’s impossible to prevent all cancers, it’s important to be armed with the facts so you know how you can reduce your risk factors.
While it might be tempting to cozy up indoors and binge watch the latest Netflix show, winter is a great time of year to get outside and be active. Shorter days, freezing temperatures, and a lack of sunshine can lead to us all feeling a bit blue, which is why winter is such a great time of year to get outside and try some fun activities. Fresh air and exercise are a major endorphin boost—those feel-good chemicals that leave you feeling happy.
While an annual gynecological exam or pelvic exam may be one of the last things you want to do, making that yearly appointment is essential to your health and well being.
Expecting a child is one of the greatest moments in a person's life. However, there is always a chance that birth defects can occur. While there is no way to avoid congenital disabilities altogether, with January being Birth Defects Prevention Month, we thought it would be a good time to share some things that you can do to decrease the chances of your child being born with a birth defect.
Expectant mothers have a lot of things to think about with the imminent arrival of their baby — safe sleep, childcare, names, and how they will choose to feed their child. Many mothers decide on breastfeeding as it creates a natural bond with their newborn child, helps protect their child from illness, and is the healthiest food for an infant’s developing gut.