Protect Yourself: 3 Reasons To Be Regularly Tested For A Sexually Transmitted Infection

Becoming sexually active comes with many risk factors, one of which is the possibility of contracting a sexually transmitted infection. You now have the responsibility to get screened regularly because one in every five Americans will contract a sexually transmitted infection in their lifetime and not even know it. If left untreated, a sexually transmitted infection can lead to other health issues and in worst cases, death. It may seem embarrassing to check, but on the contrary, it is the most responsible thing that a person who is sexually active to do. Read More 

Preparing For Your First Colonoscopy: Practical Tips For You

When the time comes in your life where you need a colonoscopy procedure, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar situation and feel unsure or even a bit nervous. However, a colonoscopy is a routine procedure that everyone should go through several times throughout their adult lives. To get yourself prepared for your first colonoscopy procedure, there are some steps you should take and things you should know about the procedure. Read More 

3 Reasons To Consider A Wellness Center Over A Gym

When you want to improve your health and/or lose weight, you may be pondering becoming a gym member. Although there are benefits to joining a gym, you may find a wellness center better meets your needs. Comprehensive Services Many wellness centers provide comprehensive services, whereas a gym is usually focused on exercise. You may find your local wellness center offers different types of testing, which can help on your weight loss and fitness journey. Read More 

3 Tips To Prevent Common Injuries On Your Youth Soccer Team

Do you coach your child's soccer team? Or are you a parent who is concerned about preventing common injuries? Soccer is an extremely popular youth sport, but because it requires constant movement and sometimes physical contact, soccer can lead to a wide variety of injuries. Sprains, ligament and tendon tears, and even concussions can all happen over the course of a soccer game. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent injury. Read More 

Caring For Your Back During Pregnancy Without Medication

Between 50 and 80 percent of pregnant women experience back pain during pregnancy, and 85 percent of women who experience lower back pain in their first pregnancy can expect to have it in a subsequent one. If you are concerned about controlling and preventing back pain without the use of medication, there are a few simple measures you can take. Here are some ways to care for your back during your pregnancy. Read More