Women’s health

Your Vaginal Microbiome and How to Take Care of It

Christina A Nowicki Christina is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Rush…


Online Fitness Classes Increase Motivation to Exercise and Strengthen Mental Health

Glen Pyle, PhD Glen Pyle is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at…


What’s the Deal with Menopause and Insulin Resistance? A Story of Two Hormones

Menopause is associated with several changes we might be familiar with—loss of…


‘Fasting Should Make You Feel Better'—Checkpoints For Fasting Safely

Despite the many health benefits of intermittent fasting, some of its fiercest…


Depression’s Collateral Damage: The Obesity Link

We are products of our genetics, our past, and our current decisions. More and…


Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Your Child’s Health Through Epigenetics

Americans need exercise, badly! In the United States, 42.5% percent of adults…


The Hospital is Still the Safest Place to Deliver your Baby

Where is the safest location for you to deliver your baby? It is still a…


Too stressed for sex? The mind-body connection and the stress-sex response

Some have stated that sex is a basic human need. Of course, none of us would…


What’s the Deal with Endometriosis?  A hard-to-diagnose condition gives sufferers few options

That good ole time of the month. There is nothing we can do to change it, but…


Your Menstrual Cycle on Intermittent Fasting

As intermittent fasting and the ketogenic diet become more popular, women who…