Tag: GC4W Women's Health and Wellness

Why Women with Serious Mental Illness Receive Worse Care

Why Women with Serious Mental Illness Receive Worse Care By Hannah Furfaro Serious mental illness is more common among women than men — but women with serious conditions are often overlooked in psychiatric research, treated less effectively with psychiatric drugs, and face discrimination and stigma by medical professionals who diagnose them and oversee their care. The pandemic likely made a bad situation worse.  Health…

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…

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…