Go Red to Raise Awareness For Women’s Heart Health

By: Tanvi Maharaja Heart attacks, as depicted through movies and television, characteristically depict a man grabbing the left side of his chest in seemingly agonizing pain. There has been substantial awareness about heart disease and any man with “crushing’ left-sided chest pain, going into his left arm or the left side of the jaw, is … More Go Red to Raise Awareness For Women’s Heart Health

Food Safety Tips

Summer is here;and as many of us start planning summer picnics, barbecues, and other outdoor parties, it’s important to brush up on our food safety tips to ensure that everyone stays healthy. Eating outdoors in warm weather can present a food safety challenge. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so … More Food Safety Tips

9 Things to Do When You First Find Out You’re Pregnant

Article taken from “Winter 2018 Wellness Together with Signature“ You’re pregnant. Once you processed that stunning fact, one question probably jumped straight to the top of your mind: Now what?  Over the coming months, you’ll have many plans to make and things to do. But what do you need to handle ASAP? Put these steps … More 9 Things to Do When You First Find Out You’re Pregnant

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN   Ovarian cancer will affect about 1 in 80 women in their lifetime. Early diagnosis of the disease can be challenging as there is no screening test like a Pap smear for cervical cancer. Family history can sometimes provide a clue. If you have multiple relatives–mother, sisters, aunt, grandmothers–with … More Ovarian Cancer Awareness