Living Well Blog

May 4, 2021
While heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined, cancer is still scary. Cancers that commonly affect women are breast, lung, endometrial, colorectal, skin, cervical and ovarian, with the most… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
Mental health has always been an important issue in the U.S., but it shifted to the forefront of concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, 41 percent of American adults described symptoms of anxiety and/or depressive disorder in January 2021, according to an analysis conducted by the Kaiser… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
Osteoporosis is referred to as a silent disease because it often develops without you knowing it. Since you can’t feel bones weakening or becoming brittle, you may not realize you have osteoporosis until your first bone fracture.  About 54 million Americans struggle with this debilitating… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
Many women chalk up menopause to be simply being the end of their monthly cycles. And while this is true, there’s a lot more involved. For example, most women don’t know that starting their period at a young age can lead to an earlier menopause, according to MDVIP’s Women’s Health Study. The… See more
May 3, 2021
Many factors contribute to your good health — and one aspect that may not surprise you is having a good rapport with your doctor. Naturally, patients want a primary care physician who can skillfully diagnose and treat their illnesses. But the most successful doctor and patient relationships pair… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
Traditionally, women have been concerned about women’s related health issues – breast cancer, reproductive health, urinary tract infections and osteoporosis. These are legitimate concerns that women should address and discuss with their doctors.  But many women fail to consider other serious… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
The problem is not new. For decades, women have complained their doctors don’t listen to them, believe them or take their symptoms seriously. Why are doctors dismissive of their female patients? “It’s not so much that doctors are dismissive of women,” says Andrea Klemes DO, chief medical officer,… See more
April 20, 2021
Whether you are on vacation or a business trip, you can still get your workout into your day. Use our tips to plan your travel workout. Read more! 

1. Plan ahead.

If you’re staying at a hotel, visit the website ahead of time to check out their amenities. Many hotels have a swimming pool… See more
April 19, 2021
Updated on April 28, 2021  The federal government has given states the green light to readminister the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID vaccine. On April 13, the Food and Drug Administration urged states to pause giving the vaccine after six women developed dangerous blood clots… See more
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