Expert Insights

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Dietary Supplements

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Dietary Supplements If you’ve walked through the health food aisle of your local grocery store lately, you’ve probably been amazed by the wide variety of dietary supplements on the shelves. The options are vast and growing – from traditional tablets and capsules to energy bars, shakes, drops and more. […]

Health Tips, November 2015

1: Embrace Good Sleep Habits – Are you tired during the day, yet toss and turn at night? You may be sabotaging your sleep with bad sleep habits, like eating before bed, not getting enough natural light or not having an established bedtime routine. By developing good sleep habits, you can promote both healthy sleep […]

Overcoming Sleep Disturbances at Any Age

Overcoming Sleep Disturbances at Any Age Do you toss and turn some nights, only to wake up feeling exhausted and not ready to tackle the day ahead? You’re in good company! Sleep disturbances affect more than 20 percent of all women. At any age, a woman can develop a sleep issue that can affect both […]

Staying Health Literate

Staying Health Literate Have you ever found it difficult to understand instructions on a prescription medication bottle or had trouble reading the fine print of a consent form? Do you have difficulty reviewing lab test results or locating health resources? If so, you’re by no means alone! According to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy, […]

Breast Cancer Detection & Treatment

While breast cancer still remains one of the leading causes of death in females, significant advances in detection and treatment are helping women of all ages. Early Detection Approximately 40 percent of diagnosed breast cancers are found initially by women who feel a lump, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. One of the most […]

Health Tips, September 2015

1: Learn Stroke Warning Signs: Each year 55,000 more women than men suffer a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. Like with a heart attack, symptoms of a stroke are often different in women. Common symptoms include loss of consciousness, weakness, difficulty breathing, nausea, seizure and confusion. If you are experiencing symptoms, call 911 […]