Archive -

1
Good-for-You Junk Food?
2
A New Way to Resolve to Live Healthier
3
Alternative Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms
4
What Do You Know about Uterine Fibroids?
5
Yes, You Can Make Time for Fitness
6
Avoiding a Winter Wipeout: Ice Safety Tips
7
Make Yourself Comfortable: Mammogram Tips
8
Giant Portions Can Lead to Big Health Problems
9
Winter Colds: Make Prevention a Priority

Good-for-You Junk Food?

Take a stroll down the grocery aisle and it may surprise you. Where there were once boxes of familiar cookies and crackers, a new category of snacks now sits: the 100-calorie snack pack. But are these treats really healthier choices? Or are they just the same old junk food in a new package? Yes and…

Read More

A New Way to Resolve to Live Healthier

Instead of waiting for the New Year to identify the one big resolution you plan to tackle in revamping your health, why not chip away at those goals one day at a time? By starting now, you’ll be healthier and feel better than ever by the time others are beginning to try and fulfill their…

Read More

Alternative Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms

If you’ve experienced hot flashes because of menopause, you may be wondering if alternatives to hormone replacement therapy might work for you. Read on to learn about some options. Flaxseed Flaxseed, a plant-based estrogen source high in omega-3 fatty acids, seems to improve mild menopausal symptoms, but dose is important. The National Institutes of Health…

Read More

What Do You Know about Uterine Fibroids?

If you’re a woman, there’s a good chance you have uterine fibroids. Nearly 80 percent of women do, although many will never show any symptoms. Even though they are often called tumors, it’s important to know they’re not cancerous. Women usually develop uterine fibroids — fibrous growths that develop from muscle cells of the uterus…

Read More

Yes, You Can Make Time for Fitness

Fitness for women begins with reality: there’s no such thing as a woman who doesn’t work. With all of our meetings, family responsiblities and endless errands, squeezing in the exercise we know we should — at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week — may seem like pie in the sky. But there…

Read More

Avoiding a Winter Wipeout: Ice Safety Tips

Snowmen. Crackling fireplaces. Cozy nights. Winter can be a wonderful time to be outdoors but it also brings a whole new set of hazards. Ice and snow can create slippery conditions. Whether you’re out for a walk, winter drive or even ice-skating, some sensible precautions can help you avoid injury. Winter driving First, slow down!Winter…

Read More

Make Yourself Comfortable: Mammogram Tips

Imagine: there’s a disease affecting millions of American women annually. If the disease is found early, there’s a 95 percent cure rate. Yet all it takes is a few photos for physicians to find indications of symptoms. And the entire procedure takes about 30 minutes. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, it’s reality. The disease is…

Read More

Giant Portions Can Lead to Big Health Problems

With the way portion sizes have expanded over the last few decades, it’s no wonder more people than ever struggle with their weight. Today, restaurant meals have grown so large that they are big enough to feed two people. How have portion sizes changed? Take a look at how much bigger — and how many…

Read More

Winter Colds: Make Prevention a Priority

Suffering through one or two colds per year is typical for most people, but with the right prevention, these energy-sapping illnesses can be avoided. If a few simple steps are taken, it is possible to stay healthy all year round. 1. Maintain good general health through regular exercise, good nutrition and — the one most…

Read More

Copyright ©. Little Company of Mary Hospital and Healthcare Centers