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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

VCU Hosts Richmond Premiere of The Mama Sherpas

It had been a while since I sat in a VCU lecture hall.  But on a Thursday night, I found myself sitting in a lecture space once again, this time with midwives, doctors and doulas,...
Opioids and Pregnancy

Opioids and Pregnancy

The United States is facing a medical crisis — as youth and adults from all walks of life are affected by opioid use and misuse.Let’s start with the basics: What are opioids? Opioids are...
farmers market

Shopping Your Local Farmers Market: 8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your...

Are you ready to venture out and explore some of the best farmers markets in RVA? Where else can you purchase fresh locally grown produce, support the local economy, sample amazing food, and connect...

Early Detection is the Best Medicine

By Guest Author: Susan Uhle, NP - Richmond SurgicalEarly detection is currently the cornerstone of our arsenal in the war against Breast Cancer.  This is accomplished through Mammographic Screening, and, at times, other imaging methods...

Summer Nutrition Classes For Parents and Kids

To help combat childhood obesity MARTIN'S is arming parents and kids with the tools they need to live a healthier life in their new initiative Passport to Nutrition, a Kids Healthy Ideas Program. Valerie Waters,...

Kitestring: Peace of Mind by Text

Yes, I have before called friends just to talk to me while walking down dark Richmond streets. Particularly in college. I'd always start out thinking that I was really cool and totally not afraid of...

Football Training Like the Redskins at the Museum: Really

So, you think you know everything there is to know about football? Well think again!The Science Museum of Virginia will test your skills against professional athletes. You can train like a pro at the...

Perimenopause: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Puberty, pregnancy and you guessed it – another life transition that starts with a ‘p’ – perimenopause. While you are probably familiar with the term menopause, what many women don’t realize is that there...

Taste the Rainbow of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Summer is here and so is the bountiful crop of fresh and local fruits and veggies! Whether you are growing or purchasing local produce, it is a rewarding experience to support local farmers, provide...
Perinatal Loss

Supporting Parents After Perinatal Loss

October 15 marks a day of reflection for many parents across the U.S. – National Infant and Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day.  Many people have experienced the arrival of a new baby and all the...

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