STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month! Learning about STDs can give you the tools you need to protect yourself. What Are STDs? STDs are known as sexually transmitted diseases, meaning that they often – though not exclusively – spread via sexual intercourse. Formerly known as venereal diseases, STDs are the most common contagious diseases with more […]

National Infertility Awareness Week

April 19th through April 25th is National Infertility Awareness Week, in which we unite millions of Americans in order to reduce the stigmas around infertility. The first step to breaking down barriers is education and during this month, we provide resources to educate and make a difference. What Is Infertility? Infertility, which affects 8 to […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In 2000, President Bill Clinton dedicated the month of March as National Colorectal Cancer Month. During this month, we rally together in order to provide support for patients, survivors, and advocates around the country. Wear blue! Hold a fundraiser! Educate! Don’t assume that everyone knows about colorectal cancer. It’s key to take this time to […]

Understanding Endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month! During we seek to provide an understanding of endometriosis in order to allow for coping and support of those who suffer from this disorder. Understanding Endometriosis Endometriosis is a painful disorder that offers when endometrial tissue, which is tissue similar to that which lines the uterus, grows on the outside […]

Understanding Eating Disorders

The national eating disorder awareness week is February 24 – March 1. During this week or always, we seek to educate and destigmatize eating disorders. Eating disorders require treatment and understanding eating disorders, knowing the signs and symptoms, is the first step to getting help. You are not alone. If you or someone you love […]

Heart Disease In Women

Heart Disease In Women In 2017, heart disease caused 1 in every 5 female deaths in the United States. In fact, it was the leading cause of death for women, taking more than 250,000 lives. During American Heart Month and always, we seek to educate on the heart disease symptoms unique to women in order […]

5 Benefits of Mindfulness

During the holiday season, our lives are rife with stressors. It’s crucial at this time that you find ways to reduce stress and maintain your physical and mental health. Mindfulness, which is described as the basic human ability to be fully present and aware without overreacting or becoming overwhelmed, is one such way. Here are […]

Self-Care Tips for Women

Self-care is now all the rage, and for good reason! Studies have shown that women who practice self-care activities like regular exercise, healthy, mindful eating, and sleeping sufficiently find more satisfaction in their work and personal lives. In instituting more self-care behaviors into your routine, it’s important to remember these things! Self-Care and Hard Work […]

5 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

‘Tis the season for fun, family, festivities, and food — lots of it. It’s the busiest time of the year, which means that more often than not, healthy habits get tossed to the wayside in exchange for travel, parties, and gearing up for the holiday season. If you’re seeking ways to stick to your plan […]