Health

All About Placenta

5 min read The ability to grow and support life within our bodies, is nothing short of a miracle.  Pregnant people are putting in hard work for almost a year in their efforts to bring a new human into the world.  Did you know that not only are they growing a baby, but also a […]

Fitness

Dreya Weber: American Actress and Aerialist talks about her workout, diet, beauty secrets and success story

Dreya Weber is an American actress, producer, director, and aerialist. She has worked as an aerialist for entertainers including Madonna and Pink, for whom she choreographed several aerial acts including the performance of Pink at the 2010 Grammy Awards. She toured with Cher during her Living Proof farewell tour and choreographed the performances by aerialists. […]

Health

What You Need to Know About the Major Update to Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

There are new guidelines for lung cancer screening, which will make many more people—especially women and Black people—eligible for screening earlier in their lives. The new guidelines, released this week by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), now recommend screening for lung cancer with annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans in smokers who have […]

Health

How to talk to kids about weight

An analysis of the current guidelines on how to talk to kids about weight. Currently, 18.4% of children are overweight, and the numbers are only increasing. Obesity in children leads to obesity in adults and complications associated with it: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and more. With the childhood obesity epidemic and the resulting health concerns, […]

Pregnancy

Talk About Supermom

Kentucky obstetrician Amanda Hess was preparing for the birth of her second child — she’d put on her gown, settled into her hospital bed and was moments away from being induced — but when she heard that a woman in labor down the hall from her was in distress, she sprang into action.  Dr. Hess, […]