By: Lila Hawryluk Sitting in the waiting room, about to meet my new primary care doctor, my palms sweated as I battled fears and reservations. I am a transgendered (trans) woman and, because of this, I’m guarded when I meet new people. My name was called and I was brought into an exam room [...]
As we spring ahead for daylight saving time and lose an hour of sleep, try these tips for maintaining a healthy sleep schedule.
While screening is the number one way to prevent or detect colon cancer, eating a healthy diet can help to reduce your risk. Here are the top four foods that may help fight colon cancer and some healthy recipes to go with them.
Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented through screening, yet it remains the third-leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the US. Learn more about prevention and treatment.
Steve had no idea he had heart disease until his primary care doctor heard something he didn't like when he listened to his heart.
Meet Frankie and Jess, a local couple who for years struggled with their weight until they decided to do something about it. This is their story.
Marijuana use among pregnant women is on the rise as states across the country legalize use of the drug. While many risks of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding are still unknown, there are some we do know.
Read about Maggie's journey through a miscarriage, difficulty getting pregnant and eventually, motherhood.
Maybe indulging in a plate of pasta covered in your favorite creamy sauce sends you to the bathroom for several hours of diarrhea; or the pain in your abdomen after you sink your teeth into a juicy steak. Learn the meaning behind these gut feelings.
By Susan McDonald When I turned 40, it seemed like I had more than a few physical complaints – my right knee was aching more and more, I had a painful lump on the top of my right foot, I’d have a headache by the end of every day, and my stomach was acting up. [...]