Your Birth Control Plan
You may have a number of reasons not to include pregnancy in your current plans. Whether you have goals that don't include starting or growing a family, or you're just happy with your current family size, you should be the one to decide how your family planning journey unfolds.
Talk to your doctor
Today more than ever, there are plenty of birth c
Understanding Nutrition Labels in 6 Easy Steps
One of the most helpful tools for making smart food choices is the Nutrition Facts label. Every food package has one—and it can provide a lot of important information. Here’s how to read it.
5 Common Reasons for Weight Gain
Weight gain catches many of us off guard (few people can recall the exact moment their jeans became too tight), but it does not “just happen.” Here are 5 common reasons unwanted pounds start appearing—and why you should pay attention.
Lifestyle—Living in today's fast-paced world does not always make it easy to fi
5 Steps to Being the Best Caregiver You Can Be
Most people care for loved ones at some point in their lives, according to the Family Caregiving Alliance. This may mean helping a family member or friend with tasks such as taking him or her to medical appointments, doing grocery shopping, looking after legal and financial matters, and assisting with daily medications. Are you new to the caregiver
Giving Care and Knowing What to Share
As a caregiver, you can make a real difference in the life of someone you’re caring for. You can help your friend or family member learn more about his or her condition.
Here are some tips on how to care for a friend or family member.
Knowing what to share
How does your friend or family member feel about sharing personal information with y
Make the Most of Doctor Visits When You’re Caring for Someone
Some people rely on loved ones who take on a much larger caregiving role—attending doctor visits, administering medication, and agreeing to be on call when necessary. If you’re a caregiver, it’s important to learn all you can about your loved one’s condition and open up communication with his or her doctor. This will he