It’s a conversation few of us want to have, but it’s imperative to have it. “It” refers to talking to loved ones — often our aging parents — about their health and medical care, including at the end of life. These are some of the most vital topics we should address.
By now, you know to eat right and try to live a healthy lifestyle. You understand that a lot of sugar is bad for you, as is smoking, and that you should be focused on getting our daily servings of fruits and veggies. But did you know that doing the things that are bad for you and not doing the good things can cause you unnecessary joint pain?
With the increasing number of sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses in the United States, specialists grow worrisome that we aren’t taking the proper precautions to protect ourselves from these illnesses.
Lacey Tomaiolo, a Shrewsbury teen, knows well the struggle with weight. Overweight most of her childhood and adolescence, she became increasingly frustrated as her own individual efforts made little difference in the long term. Bay State Parent interviewed Lacey and her Good Fit Teen Weight and Wellness Clinic physicians about her journey and how the clinic helped her live healthier and ways to talk to your child about losing weight.