The relationship with a healthcare provider is a very personal one that’s built on trust and open communication. Whether you’re visiting your primary care doctor of 10 years or a specialist for a new problem, you need to feel comfortable discussing your health and confide in their care. In turn, your provider should listen to you, offer feedback, and give options that allow you to take an active role in your own healthcare.
If you’re a woman, you probably think of kegels as one more piece of self-care. Get eight hours of sleep, eat an extra serving of veggies, and do your kegels. While kegels have their place, Naomi Harris says that they were never intended to be a stand-alone exercise for all women.
When you or your child wakes up with chills, aches, a runny nose, or a fever, sometimes it’s tricky to discern if it’s a cold or the flu. Proper treatment begins with understanding the symptoms that differentiate a cold from the flu. A cold is a mild respiratory illness that can keep you ill for a few days, while the flu is a virus that may last a few days to even weeks.
What’s the number one New Year’s resolution? That’s an easy one: Losing weight. But do you know what #2 on the list is? This one’s not as obvious: it’s getting organized. The holidays do a number on our homes, bank accounts, and nerves; what better time to regroup and reorganize? So in the spirit of new beginnings, here are some tips that will help your living space become cleaner, more efficient, and more comfortable in 2018.
New year, new job? A fresh calendar year is solid motivation to seek a career change or gain some diverse skills with a new company. If landing a new job is one of your resolutions for 2018, these 7 tips from Ogden Clinic’s Physician Recruiter will help you turn a good interview into a great one.