Encouragement for Getting Your Next Mammogram

The fact of the matter is – no one looks forward to medical testing, particularly when the testing may have a result the patient may not want to hear. This is one of the number one reasons that patients put off necessary tests such as colonoscopies and mammograms, even though they could be life-saving diagnostics. […]

Unique Challenges for Overweight Women

Both men and women who have body mass index (BMI) that is above the range of normal can experience associated health problems with being overweight or obese. However, women especially can experience some unique challenges and health problems associated with being overweight that can be more troublesome or that are unique just to them, such […]

Can Heart Disease Go Away on its Own?

One of the most sobering statistics about heart disease is that one person dies from it every 37 seconds. This statistic, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is just one of many that point to heart disease as the leading cause of death for Americans, across gender, race, and ethnic demographics. […]

February 2020 is Heart Health Month: Tips for Women

It’s never too early to start protecting your heart health. More worrisome than cancer, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States and is responsible for more deaths than all types of cancer combined. While it’s true that older women are more at risk for heart disease, younger women can […]