As the chief medical officer in your home, you make most of the health care decisions in the house. Since it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, you may want to talk to the men in your life (dad, husband, etc.) and get them to have that crucial conversation with their doctor about prostate exams.
Whether you’re laughing at the Saturday morning cartoons, listening to your favorite comedian or on the verge of tears from the office clown, a good laugh seems to do wonders for your mind and body.
Aside from improving your mood, bringing people closer together and making any activity more fun, research has shown that laughter has amazing health benefits. Ready. Set. Laugh!
That’s why we created Simply Well … the new UMass Memorial Medical Center blog for people like you.
Tell us what’s on your mind. What are your important health questions? Do you have practical advice to maintain a healthy lifestyle? Or do you want to hear more about balancing family and work outside the home? Maybe you’ve figured out the secret to life? From parenting to wellness to midlife and everything in between, you can find advice and a place to share your opinions, tips and successes.