Category: Health Tips

Meeting the gynecological needs of adolescent patients

Meeting the gynecological needs of adolescent patients

Cari Holton, MSN, WHNP-BC, Pediatrics Children’s Hospital Colorado Adolescent Gynecology, attended the NPWH 25th Annual Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference, held September 29-October in Houston, Texas. did. did. did. I gave a presentation on gynecological...

Tips for your teen’s first gynecological visit

Tips for your teen’s first gynecological visit

No doubt, your teen’s first visit to the gynecologist can be a daunting and anxiety-inducing experience. Nevertheless, this is an important aspect of youth development and an important step towards taking charge of their...

The role of diet in managing PCOS

The role of diet in managing PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine (hormone) disorder that can cause multiple ovarian cysts, abnormal hair growth, inflammation, and other symptoms. Amanda Stites, a clinical dietitian at Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital, says...

The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Flu Prevention

The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Flu Prevention

Rubbing your hands with an ethanol-based sanitizer can strongly protect against infection by the influenza virus, which can multiply and spread in saliva and mucus. But research published this week in mSphere casts doubt...