040321 Sexuality in Later Life part 3 of 4

Age does not protect you from sexually transmitted diseases. Older people who are sexually active may be at risk for diseases such as syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, genital herpes, hepatitis B, genital warts, and trichomoniasis.

010321 The Femme Tide Rising : Women’s History Month

Women are the ultimate multitaskers. They are mothers, partners, scientists, athletes, activists, healers, artists, business people, sexual beings, the list goes on and on. Throughout history, women have pushed the boundaries that have been placed on them. Our fight for equity serves us all; as individuals and as a society.

260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5

260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5 One of the most used isometric stretches is for the calf muscles, the ones at the bottom back of your lower leg. Isometric, as the name implies means without movement. The muscles are contracting but neither lengthening nor shortening in the process, thus there isn’t … Continue reading 260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5

220221 Right sounds during surgery can ease post-operative pain

So how to cut down on post-surgery opioids? Researchers publishing in the British Medical Journal showed the way. Surprisingly, it is the words and music you hear when you’re put out during anesthesia that just might help. Listening to soothing words and music during surgery appears to reduce post-operative pain levels.

190221 The basics of stretching-part 4 of 5

So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to your buttocks, and stand there for … Continue reading 190221 The basics of stretching-part 4 of 5

120221 The basics of stretching part 3 of 5

The basics of stretching-the passive stretch So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to … Continue reading 120221 The basics of stretching part 3 of 5