Talking to Your Teen About Sex Reduces Teen Pregnancy

Talking to Your Teen About Sex Reduces Teen Pregnancy

The teen birth rate has been decreasing in the United States, yet it is still higher than in many other developed nations. With teenage pregnancy putting mothers at significant risk for dropping out of high school, future incarceration and related health risks, it is easy to see why it is important for teens to learn everything they can about their sexual and reproductive health. 

​Five Things I Learned After I Had My Heart Attack

​Five Things I Learned After I Had My Heart Attack

In January 2015, I was admitted to the hospital for acute respiratory failure and congestive heart failure. At some point in the initial hours, I also suffered a mild heart attack. Ten days later, I underwent double bypass surgery. All this happened suddenly and with no pain - just the inability to breathe. Now, I am dealing with the aftermath and getting my health back on track. Here are five things I learned after having my heart attack.