Monkey see, monkey do

Our children are watching everything we do, right down to how much we move. Continue reading

The hairy truth about laser treatments

For the last several years women have been allured by the promise of “permanent hair removal” with laser treatments. Never shave or wax again? Sounds like a dream come true, … and a dream it may be.

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Sitting, a health risk worth standing up for

The more you sit, the less physically active you are, which can lead to all sorts of health problems, including an early death. And for women, the risk increases by 60 percent for each extra hour a day of sitting. Continue reading

Labor Day

New evidence and guidelines for laboring women: Women who are considered to have low-risk pregnancies should be allowed to spend more time in labor, to reduce the risk of having an unnecessary C-section. Continue reading

Had a FIT lately?

Nauseated by the thought of a colonoscopy prep? Colorectal cancer screening is not for the weary. Good news! There’s a new method of screening (FIT) that doesn’t require the traditional quality time in the bathroom (or day off work). Continue reading