April is Autism Awareness Month, bringing us all an opportunity to learn more about this complex, often misunderstood developmental disability.
With March recognized as Women’s History Month, there is no better way to celebrate than honoring your health by investigating the medical history in your family tree.
Happy New Year! This month is special not only because we are ringing in 2013, but also because January marks “Birth Defects Prevention Month” and “Cervical Cancer Screening Month.”
During the holiday season, it seems almost normal for women to feel stress and sometimes experience pain. Given today’s economic pressures, the common headache can also lead to aches and pains throughout the body.
As a physician and a woman, I have a keenly personal, professional and scientific interest in the renewed debate over women’s health care choices.
The time is now to be conscious of your health. For women, we must be mindful that after a certain age, it is important to be proactive as it relates to our examinations — specifically, mammograms and other breast exams.
By Dr. Annette Mayes Hormone therapy might be for you. How often have you heard from a friend or your significant other; “Oh you are PMS-ing.” Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) are symptoms associated with a female’s monthly period that might include physical, emotional, and behavioral changes. Or, for those women who might be in their late 40s or 50s and feelings are heightened that others perceive to be negative you might hear “Oh, you are menopausal.”
By Dr. Annette Mayes As she heads back to school, how to have ‘the conversation’ The new school year is upon us, and with it comes a multitude of things to consider while preparing our daughters to return to junior high, high school or college. Nevada ranks among the states with the highest rates of [...]
By Dr. Annette Mayes During the holidays, we spend considerable time and energy finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. In this season, especially, it is also important to remember that the almighty power of love is the gift that soothes the soul. In some cases, it can even save a life. We should never [...]
With headlines too often dominated by the failing economy, ongoing wars and the plight of the disadvantaged, some in the younger generation are establishing new hopes and dreams by preparing to tackle the competitive world.