Health & Wellness Tips

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep allergy away

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep allergy away

 

A spoonful of peanut butter may help keep a peanut allergy away, but check first with your pediatrician.

Allergic to penicillin? Might want to check.

Allergic to penicillin? Might want to check.

 

If your health records indicate that you are allergic to penicillin, consider verifying that with an allergy test.

HPV vaccine doesn’t eliminate need for Pap smear

HPV vaccine doesn’t eliminate need for Pap smear

 

Although the HPV vaccine was made available in 2006 to help prevent cervical cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer specialists note it’s still important to get a Pap smear screening test as well.

Dads can get postpartum depression too

Dads can get postpartum depression too

 

When people think about postpartum depression, mothers are the primary focus, but studies have shown that up to 10 percent of fathers struggle with it as well.

Exercise caution with New Year pregnancy workouts

Exercise caution with New Year pregnancy workouts

 

Making a resolution to work out and diet is a time-honored New Year’s ritual, but pregnant women should exercise caution about exercising.

Help yourself and others avoid flu

Help yourself and others avoid flu

 

For those who are eligible to receive it, vaccination is still the number one prevention method to avoid the flu