GC4W Women’s Health & Wellness

How to Make Menopause Empowering

How to Make Menopause Empowering By Zarafshan Shiraz The 40’s are a glorious phase of life for any woman as it is usually the peak of her professional abilities but also accompanied by major physiological changes such as those related to menopause. During this phase of transition and even after menopause, the body requires a lot of care. In an interview with HT…

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Health Benefits of Green Tea Thanks to its high antioxidant content, green tea may help protect you from diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, osteoporosis, and type 2 diabetes. Learn more about green tea’s benefits and risks. By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD For thousands of years, people in China and Japan have consumed green tea for its soothing flavor and therapeutic benefits. Research…

Prioritizing Women’s Health Through Health Checks

Prioritizing Women’s Health Through Health Checks Women’s Health Week reminds women that ‘it’s okay to put themselves first’ By Matthew Hart Women’s Health Week (September 5-11) serves as a timely reminder for women to prioritise their health and well-being and to remain aware of the health checks and resources that are available to them to ensure optimal health. However, alarmingly,…

Rachel Aviv Challenges Mental Health Stereotypes in New Book

Rachel Aviv Challenges Mental Health Stereotypes in New Book The award-winning writer for “The New Yorker” discusses her new book. By Dina Gachman What if the story of your life, as you see it, veers wildly from the narrative placed upon you by others — by society, institutions, family members, or psychiatrists? That question propels each chapter in award-winning New Yorker…

Dr. Clark Stresses the Importance of Women’s Health Checkups

Dr. Clark Stresses the Importance of Women’s Health Checkups By Rachel Karas The closing of the Medina Hospital birthing center and Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital’s maternity ward reduced access to women’s health services for some Wayne County residents.  The Aultman Health Foundation wanted to change that, so it opened two new locations that both offer women’s health services.   Aultman Massillon opened in…

Surviving a Second Pregnancy That’s Right After Your First

Surviving a Second Pregnancy That’s Right After Your First One pregnancy is challenging enough—what if another follows hot on its heels? Experts share tips for having healthy and happy back-to-back pregnancies. By Christin Perry  Having a baby changes everything, as the saying goes. But what happens when you see those two pink lines again almost immediately after giving birth? Finding out you’ll be…