• finish line

    As each passing day brings the race a little closer, Phynna begins to buckle down on her training. As a level 1 runner, it is important for Phynna to stay active. Level 1 is for first-time runners/walkers and the training generally includes three to five days of running/walking per week and a maximum weekly mileage of 20 to 40 miles. As Read more...

  • asparagus with citrus dressing

    It’s spring, so you know what that means — lots of green vegetables. Asparagus has become one of my favorite vegetables, although I would have disagreed if you had asked me about it six years ago! It’s quick and easy to roast or bake, which is perfect for my quick dinners as a full-time college student. According to Asparagus.org, the Read more...

  • Gardasil vaccine

    The FDA says a new vaccine has the potential to prevent more than 90 percent of cervical cancers. Gardasil 9 targets nine strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cervical cancer as well as other types of cancer. It’s approved for use in females ages 9 through 26 and males ages 9 through 15. Read more...

  • Stepping in early to save a life

    An unexpected pregnancy leaves a mother worried about her baby’s future, until the experts at Kosair Children’s Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists step in. Carrie and Jeff Schreck were the proud parents of four beautiful children when they unexpectedly found out they were pregnant with their fifth. During Carrie’s fourth Read more...

  • chemotherapy

    As cancer survival rates have increased over the past 30 years, the issue of preserving fertility for cancer survivors has become a more vital part of the treatment conversation. It has led to the development of a new medical field called oncofertility. Leslie A. Appiah, M.D., is an oncofertility specialist who leads a fertility Read more...

  • Krystal Carroll

    A journey through pelvic pain Krystal Carroll is a very brave 30-year-old wife and mother of two. Over the past six years, she’s dealt with a painful and private issue that was slowly unraveling her life. It all began during her pregnancy with her first child, when she started experiencing Read more...

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