Maternal Mortality – How You Can Protect Yourself

Let’s start with the good news: Infant mortality has reached an all-time low. While this is cause for celebration, a recent analysis by the CDC found that mothers in the United States have a higher rate of dying after giving birth than many other developed countries....

Marriage Can Make Your Heart Sick

Heart health, especially women’s, is very connected to relationship health. Research shows that happily married people (or people who are in happy long-term relationships) have lower levels of heart disease than single, divorced, or separated people. In contrast,...

Top Three Health Threats to Women

Women and men face different health risks. Knowing is half the battle of prevention, but many women in the U.S. don’t know the threats they are up against. Do you know the top three health threats? (Surprisingly to many, number one is not breast cancer). The good news...

Five Health Issues that Concern Women

You’re taking care of yourself with diet and exercise, but you know that women have different health concerns than men do, and different rates of susceptibility. What are the issues that you need to learn more about to prevent them from impacting your life? The...

Your Heart: Know Your Risk Factors

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease, and heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. Sounds scary, right? Yet, women often ignore heart risks and symptoms....

Maintaining a Healthy Heart

On this Valentine’s Day, celebrate those in your life that you love the – and be sure to celebrate you! Take good care of your heart. February is a great month to evaluate your heart health and make sure you are taking steps towards maintaining a healthy heart....