4 Things You Should Know For Men’s Health Month

Every June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with a variety of events. This health education program provides screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other outreach activities aimed towards building awareness for preventable health problems for men and boys. Specifically, it encourages them to make sure they stay in good health by seeking … Read more

Women In Pain – What You Need To Know

It is common knowledge today that the difference between women and men go far beyond just the general construction and function of our reproductive organs. But did you know that disparities between the sexes can be different even in relation to how we experience pain? In a recent article, “Women may experience more pain than men, … Read more

21 Tips for Living With Lupus

Living with lupus can be a tedious ordeal. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be a scary diagnosis as it can wreak havoc on all parts of your body, such as the skin, heart, joints, and kidneys. There are estimated to be over 1.5 million people in the U.S. who suffer from this chronic illness. There … Read more

LatinaStrong Foundation: Care For Your Family And Prevent Disease

In Arizona and California, there is a fresh and focused Foundation that has been developed and is gaining momentum to care for the health and wellness of Latinas, their families, and community. Welcome The LatinaStrong Foundation! The LatinaStrong Foundation’s mission is to educate Latinas about health and wellness through diet and exercise, and to promote … Read more

Disparities In Gender Of Pain Management Leave Some Struggling

Women are more likely than men to experience chronic pain, however emerging research into the gender of pain management shows that females are less likely to receive medications and may suffer more as a result. And the medications they do receive sometimes cause more harm than good. Women are, on average, smaller than men and … Read more

Movember: Shining A Light On Men’s Health

If you’ve seen more men than usual walking around with facial hair, it may be because November marks Movember, the month-long effort to raise money and awareness about men’s health conditions including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. Since Movember’s official start in 2004, the effort has raised nearly $560 million, helping to fund … Read more

Gender And Pain: Women More Susceptible, Researchers Say

Men and women experience chronic pain differently, an increasingly large body of research into the area of gender and pain says. Women are more likely to experience chronic pain and related conditions, such as fibromyalgia. However, when it comes to pain after surgery or minor procedures, the picture is more nuanced, according to research conducted … Read more