This New York Times article by Gretchen Reynolds discusses one of the most important benefits of exercise: how it reduces a number of types of cancer – especial colorectal cancer.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is domestic violence by a current or former spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner. IPV can take a number of forms, including physical, verbal, emotional, economic and sexual abuse.
This article SHOULD wake everyone up. Measles is no laughing matter – and it is highly contagious. You can access the article by clicking HERE.
In 2000, the United States achieved a historic public health goal: the elimination of measles, defined by the absence of sustained transmission of the virus for more than 12 months.
This achievement resulted from a concerted effort by health care practitioners and families alike, working to protect the population through widespread immunization.
Unfortunately, that momentous achievement was short-lived, and localized measles outbreaks have recently been triggered by travel-related introductions of the virus by infected persons, with subsequent spread through undervaccinated subpopulations.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 555 cases of measles in 20 states had already been confirmed from January 1 through April 11, 2019 (see graph). The increase in measles cases in the United States mirrors patterns elsewhere: several other countries that had eliminated measles are now seeing resurgences.
Endometriosis is common among women of reproductive age. An estimated 11% of women in the United States may have endometriosis.
This article appears in the December 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
This article, written by Gretchen Reynolds and appearing in the November 25 issue of the New York Times Magazine discusses the link between breathing through the nose (instead of the mouth) and brain activity.
This article, appearing in the Sep 11, 2018 by Eve Espey, MD, MPH, and Charlotte Pickett, MD discusses proposed changes to Title X regulations that threaten contraceptive and health care access for underserved women and families.
This is an excellent TED talk about something that concerns us all – and it concerns YOUR HEALTH.