As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air, and Cupid is busy … Okay, no use stalling, I’m just going to say it: Someone in your life who is over 60 is having sex. Lots of sex. Probably more than you. Maybe it’s Mom. Or Grandma. But when they tell you, “That’s when I watch Jeop…Continue Reading.
The last decade has brought the issue of women and heart disease to the forefront of health awareness. Thanks to a multitude of public service announcements, media attention and the “Go Red for Women” movement, there is a general awareness that “this can happen to you.” Diet and physical …Continue Reading.
With the new year just starting and the topic of health coming up in the form of resolutions, it’s time to focus not just on losing weight or maintaining healthy eating habits but also what you’re doing for those areas that you may not think about very often. January is Cervical Health Awaren…Continue Reading.
If you asked Lara Parker what the weirdest thing about her life is, her experience of living with chronic reproductive health conditions such as endometriosis actually wouldn’t top the list. Rather, it would maybe be what happens when she talks about the reproductive disorder online, and how pe…Continue Reading.
Birth control: there are so many different methods that a young woman could choose from. There’s the pill, the patch, IUDs, the shot, the ring and the implant are just some of the options when it comes to birth control. While that’s an amazing change from how things once were, it’s admitted…Continue Reading.
For most women, turning 21 has an odd caveat to go with the milestone: their first pap smear. A pap smear (also known as a pap test) is a vaginal exam that screens for cervical cancer. This is done by taking a swab to collect cervical cells to be examined for abnormal growth and other indications…Continue Reading.
When we think of women’s health issues, we are really only scratching the surface. If you ask someone the simple question of “What health issues affect women?”, there’s a good chance that your main answers will be one of three to four things: osteoporosis, breast (or cervical) cancer, and…Continue Reading.
The Hancock Regional Boutique is a health and specialty shop where women who have or are fighting cancer can go to feel healthy and beautiful. Coping with the body changes a patient may experience when fighting cancer can be difficult. Often, the prospect of wearing a wig, finding a bra, or using…Continue Reading.
Having a baby, whether it’s your first one or not, can be exhausting or confusing on what to do. These tips will help you to get a good idea of what to do once you give birth or leave the hospital: Getting off to a good start Begin nursing as soon as possible after delivery, ideally within…Continue Reading.