Missed Periods – Could You Be Training Too Hard?

Why do females sometimes stop having or miss their periods due to intense exercise such as running? Learn how estrogen levels are affected by exercise, what long-term loss of a period could mean, as well as the effects on infertility.

Vote Now: Simply Well 2018 Flavors of the World Calendar Contest

The polls are open; vote for your favorite world recipe today! The top 12 winning recipes will be featured in our 2018 Simply Well Flavors of the World calendar and posted right here on the blog. Our Simply Well blog team would like to thank all the UMass Memorial Health Care team members for submitting recipes…

Sleep Deprivation in Teens: A Common Problem

Teens on average need about nine hours of sleep at night. But most don’t get the amount of sleep they need. Here’s how to better understand your child’s sleep needs and what you can do to help.

Let’s Talk Prenatal Massage

Guest Blogger: Maia Wentrup, LMT, Massage Therapist, Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center, UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Let’s face it, ladies, we aren’t all the same. I know that we know that, but it never hurts to remember that in a world of uniform sizes and styles, we humans are actually really different, inside and out. So,…

Grocery Shop the Smart and Healthy Way

Good nutrition starts with smart choices in the grocery store. If you don’t have the proper healthy ingredients in your home, preparing healthy meals can be difficult and challenging.

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