Provided By Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
5 Sweet Reasons to ‘Heart’ Berries, A Tasty Addition to Cardiovascular Cuisine
Summer’s here, and the time is ripe for celebrating all the heart-healthy reasons to love berries!
Shouldering Summertime Fun
Did you know that the repetitive motion of raising the arm overhead in these activities — as well as just tossing a Frisbee or a baseball — can increase your chance of a shoulder injury?
Give Stress A Vacation
Summer vacation is a great time to slow down and sort of hit the reset button by letting go of some of the stresses of daily life.
See the Light: Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun
Sunscreen may be the first thought that comes to mind when you think of protection against the summer sun. Your eyes also need shielding from the sun’s harmful rays.
What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Attacks: Recognizing Symptoms is Only Part of the Story
Heart attacks are primarily a problem for middle-aged men, right? Think again. Every year, about 460,000 women in the U.S. suffer a heart attack.
Stopping Migraines Before They Start
A migraine is much more than a bad headache. The pain affects roughly 36 million Americans a year – impacting family time, quality of life, and for some, the ability to work.
Epigenetics and Pregnancy
Heredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.
"The Angelina Jolie Effect:" What You Need to Consider Before Deciding about Breast Surgery
Two years later "The Angelina Effect" continues to influence critical decisions among women with breast cancer.
VIDEO: Women and Sports Injuries
Dr. Bridget Quinn, a primary care sports medicine physician specializing in female athletes in the Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
VIDEO: Ovarian Cancer: You Are Your Best Advocate
Trusting her own body and talking with her doctors about symptoms that didn't go away helped Nadja partner with her care team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to catch and treat her ovarian cancer early.