Tag Archives: Health

How To Prioritize Your Emotional Health

Finding practical ways to help boost your emotional health is incredibly beneficial to your overall health, mood and well being. March 2, 2021 by Dr. Allen Lycka Leave a Comment It’s no secret that our physical health is important. But, although often overlooked, so is our emotional health. When our emotional health suffers, we may… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Staffing Up at HHS

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. More than a month into President Joe Biden’s term, nominees to fill some of the top posts at the Department of Health and Human Services are finally getting confirmation hearings in the Senate, starting with the nominee for secretary, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Barring… Read More »

OBGYNs and the Provision of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Key Findings from a National Survey – Kaiser Family Foundation

Introduction Access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care in the U.S. is influenced by a variety of factors, including patients’ coverage, social determinants of health, as well as federal, state, local, and institutional level policies. We have also seen that health care providers play a large role in the care patients receive. To better… Read More »

Decolonising contraception: focusing on equality and justice in sexual and reproductive health

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is the founder and director of Decolonising Contraception, a non-profit organisation led by people of colour. It aims to raise awareness about the historical and socio-economic barriers faced by people accessing sexual and reproductive care. We spoke to Annabel about the work of the collective and its plans for the coming year.… Read More »

Udderly delightful: How cow cuddling can relieve stress and boost mental health

In these Pandemic-changed times, availing of any form of feel-good therapy seems like a wise idea. The particular practitioner I am going to see has unusual colouring, with hair the colour of coffee macchiato and she’s a heavyweight in her field, tipping the scales at around 600kg. othing to concern Weight Watchers here because the… Read More »