Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Talk About Erectile Dysfunction

man wearing tie Guest Blogger: Katherine Rotker, MD, Urologist

Although it can be a sensitive and private subject, discussing erectile dysfunction (ED) doesn’t need to be embarrassing. ED is a medical condition that affects more than 18 million men in America. In fact, by their 70s, 60 percent of men will be affected by ED. As a urologist, a doctor who focuses on diseases of the urinary tract and reproductive organs, I am very comfortable having these discussions and helping patients with this condition.

Eating From the Deli Can Be Healthy? Really?

Watch this video before your next trip to the grocery store. With tons of pre-made options, the convenience of the deli counter can be tempting. In this video, Narmin Virani, RD, LDN, clinical dietitian, UMass Memorial Weight Center, shares some tips on finding the balance between healthy and handy. This is part two of our smart grocery shopping clips.

Green Mango Salad

Green Mango Salad(Serves 4)

2 firm green mangos, peeled and julienned
1 cucumber, peeled and julienned
1 small daikon, peeled and julienned
2 shallots, thinly sliced
1/4 c. cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 c. shrimp, cooked and roughly chopped
1 lime, juiced
3 T fish sauce
1 clove of garlic
2 Thai chilis, sliced
Cilantro
Thai basil
Mint
Chopped peanuts

The Power of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life

stressed out woman at work

How has mindfulness affected your health and mental outlook? Share in the comment section.

Simply-Women-logo How many balls do you have in the air today? As women, we’re often juggling kids, a job, a spouse, a home, aging parents and more.

Multitasking on so many fronts can be enormously stressful. Stress, in turn, can contribute to a host of health problems.