Heat-related illnesses put a damper on summer fun. It’s important to know how to keep a cool head and body. When people spend the majority of the day—especially the afternoon hours—in the sun, the body has a tough time recuperating … Continue reading
May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month: Are you aware that asthma operates differently in men and women and can create additional challenges for women and expectant mothers? Roughly 16 million American adults suffer from asthma, a chronic disease of … Continue reading
Urinary incontinence is a common and embarrassing problem affecting 25 million Americans, but a few simple exercises may help. We often take for granted an unseen but crucial set of muscles—those that comprise the pelvic floor. Responsible for helping ladies … Continue reading
Make sure to #taketime4u this year and see your doctor for your well-woman visit.
What do dry skin, irregular periods and weight fluctuations have in common? These seemingly unrelated symptoms all point to one possible cause: thyroid disease. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck that helps regulate … Continue reading
January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Would you know what to do if you were being stalked?
Your skin care routine may need an update when temperatures and humidity drop.
Troubles with this tiny gland disproportionately affect women. Review the many signs of a thyroid that has gone off the rails.
Don’t let dull, dry or flaky skin get you down this winter. Extra pampering could help you keep that glow you love during warmer months.
Dr. Charles R. Echt, who served the St.Vincent Carmel health ministry as a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, passed away Sept. 10 at the age of 81. A 1957 graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Echt completed … Continue reading