Why do females sometimes stop having or miss their periods due to intense exercise such as running? Julia Johnson, MD, chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, talks about how estrogen levels are affected by exercise, what long-term loss of a period could mean as well as the effects on infertility. Watch this Health Watch segment to learn more.
Try your garden zucchini in this recipe. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Autum Kukowski, Pediatric Urology, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center – University Campus, Worcester, MA
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Guest Blogger: Patti Holland, Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher, Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School
“I don’t have time to just sit around and do nothing.” “I have to drop the kids off at school, get to work, come home and make dinner, get my son to football practice and then catch up on emails.” “I have way too much work on my plate right now.” “I don’t know when I’d fit this in. I’m taking care of my aging mother and working full time.”
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The polls are open; vote for your favorite world recipe today! The top 12 winning recipes will be featured in our 2018 Simply Well Flavors of the World calendar and posted right here on the blog. Our Simply Well blog team would like to thank all the UMass Memorial Health Care team members for submitting recipes celebrating their diversity. More than 75 recipes were reviewed by our nutritionists, and judged on creativity and taste. Twenty-four finalists were selected. Now it’s time to vote for the top 12. Polls close Friday, October 13. Vote today!