The Curse. The Beast. Aunt Flo (i.e. the weird aunt who makes you cringe). Women, especially young teens just entering their menstruating years, have plenty of pet names for that time of the month. And not surprisingly, most are derogatory.
Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more than eight million Americans and it can be treated or lead to a stroke and heart attack. That’s a lot of ticking time bombs.
The new school year has arrived along with the nightly chore of packing lunches. From getting your child involved in the preparation to finding that perfect balance between healthy and tasty – here are some tips for creating A+ school lunches. Back to school season is quickly approaching, along with the parental responsibility to create …
Of all men who undergo the “turn your head and cough” exam, 27 percent will be diagnosed with a hernia – a bulge which can occur from a weakness in the lower wall of the abdomen (the inguinal region) that allows fatty tissue and sometimes intestines to push down into the groin.
If so, don’t sweat it, says a new study. While netting 10,000 steps per day is widely considered a gold-standard goal for wellness, that benchmark isn’t rooted in science, note researchers behind a new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital.
The ultra-sunny summer months are upon us, making sunglasses the accessory of the season. But are yours doing their job? Read on for what to consider when shopping for shades, as well as two more tips to help protect your vision year-round.
When it comes to water safety, we could all use a refresher. A Roper St. Francis Healthcare doctor weighs in on how to keep your little swimmers and yourself safe.