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
By: Kathleen Blandin February 1st, is a day about women’s health. It’s about realizing your worth and the cherished ones around you as well. It sheds light on focusing on YOU and your female companions and to ask yourself, am I doing the best that I can? The American Heart Association (AHA) has titled February … More Go Red for Women Day—What does it mean?
By: Priyanka Venkataraman, MD Pregnant or trying soon? Planning to travel? Please read before you travel. Dear Readers, A lot of people are unaware of the ZIKA virus that can cause lifelong, devastating problems for your child. This is a concern for pregnant women and those women getting pregnant soon as Zika virus infection can cause … More Zika and Birth Defects
By: Cheryl Maguire Mark your calendar for September 27, to remind yourself (or a woman you know) to celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Over 50,000 women of all ages will participate in events across 500 different nationwide communities. You can check your local senior centers, hospital, health club, or park and recreation … More 5 Ways to Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day