Women and Heart Attacks
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, leading to about 1 in every 5 deaths in 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)? National Heart Month in February shines a light on the critical importance of heart health for women, and the signs and symptoms that can go undetected.
20 things you can do in 10 minutes or less
Sometimes your to-do list can feel like it’s a mile long and hours deep. It can be a little overwhelming to think about everything you want to accomplish in a given day, but if you break things up in smaller chunks, you might find that it is easier to tackle your want-to and need-to lists. And you might find some joy along the way!
A fond farewell to Judy Marquardt
We recently celebrated the retirement of our beloved Triage Nurse Judy Marquardt. As our team conveyed, “to know Judy is to love her.”
Our favorite holiday traditions
This month, we asked our staff to share some of their favorite holiday traditions and moments.
Managing family stress during the holidays
When you invite extended family members for a holiday event, know that they may bring a wealth of opinions along with gifts and well wishes. If you are already dreading your next big family event, take a deep breath and strategize so that you can be present and focus on enjoying the best of the season.
Ask Sofia: What should I expect in my annual exam?
Also known as a well visit, your annual exam will encompass your current health status, a breast and pelvic exam, general check of height/weight/blood pressure, information on vaccinations, potentially a Pap test, and a chance to discuss topics from birth control to mammograms to menstruation to family history. This preventative and diagnostic exam provides an annual health baseline and a chance to connect with your doctor.