Health

Fourth Trimester – Happy, Healthy Mom Equals Happy, Healthy Baby

The fourth trimester, or the first three months of a baby’s life, is filled with a tremendous amount of adjustments and milestones for the baby. These mental and physical developments during your baby’s first three months outside the womb are just as important as...

Different Period Blood Colors: What it Means for Your Health

When you have your period, your uterus sheds its lining. Menstrual blood flows from the uterus through the cervix and passes out of the body through the vagina. Through the duration of your period, the blood might change color, ranging from black to orange to pink to...

Battle the Cold and Flu: Disinfect These Common Items

The holiday season is in full swing, and with all the school and work parties, we know germs are also having a heyday. How can you prevent the cold and flu from attacking your family? Or if someone does get sick, how can you truly disinfect your home? People avoid...

Five Tips for a Healthy Fall

Why wait for another New Year’s party to sip champagne and vow to be healthier in the next year? Fall is a fabulous time to jump-start health resolutions. Many people consider autumn the best time to rethink and restart. You’ll create good habits for the winter (where...

Eight Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a joyful but also a stressful time, especially for women. Although you might be able to reconnect with friends, you may feel pressure to buy gifts, which trigger worries about money. And when life feels busy already, holiday celebrations, extra...

Hypertension: the Silent Killer

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is known as the silent killer. It’s the number one risk factor for stroke, and people with high blood pressure at a greater risk for having a heart attack. Unfortunately, one out of every three adults in the United States has it....

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