For Carey Watson, MD, new medical director of Kaiser Permanente’s Family Violence Prevention Program, any domestic or intimate partner violence prevention is core to general health.
According to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General, e-cigarette use grew 900 percent among high-school students between 2011 and 2015. Talking with teens early about the health risks of vaping and asking schools to educate students can head off a nicotine habit.
With the winter months nearing, be aware of symptoms of SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. They may include depression, trouble sleeping, and increased appetite. If you may have SAD, see a professional to explore light therapy, cognitive therapy, or medication. Exercise, eating well, getting plenty of sleep, and seeing others can also help.
Endometriosis is a gynecologic condition that occurs in an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. Symptoms may include pelvic pain, fatigue, and even infertility. Treatment includes medication or surgery.
There is no one size fits all when it comes to grief. During Mental Health Awareness Month, learn the causes of grief and some resources for getting through — and living with — loss.
American adults employed full time now work nearly 47 hours a week. Long days and repetitive tasks can result in…