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While the 90s hip hop duo Salt N Pepa may have wanted to talk about sex, baby...many parents have difficulty broaching the topic with their children.

So, how exactly did you learn about sex? Was it from your friend with an older sibling who would tell dirty jokes? Or maybe from that really scandalous TV show that your mom didn’t know you watched? Or was it from school?

For many patients, the prospect of a cancer diagnosis brings a flood of emotions and a swirling thoughts. Where should one begin?

Strong health literacy is particularly important for cancer patients due to the complex, multiple, and individualized options for treatment. Studies have shown that patients with greater satisfaction in the information oncologists provide have better overall health-related quality of life, which leads to enhanced mental health and vitality during and after treatment.

Over time, Americans have adopted many unhealthy behaviors causing us to have the highest obesity rate in the world. Because of this, the federal government is trying inspire people across our nation to make healthier choices.

In the past few decades, the number of overweight people in America has climbed dramatically. In order to influence public health, the US government has partnered up with schools and created laws to promote healthier choices.

“I'm sorry if I have asked you these questions before...we just got a new electronic medical record system and we have to update everything...hold on, I need to find the right box to click...”

Do you do the cobra? How about downward facing dog? Happy Baby? 

Namaste, y’all. This is National Yoga Awareness Month.

Yoga, an ancient practice and meditation, has become increasingly popular in the United States. You might be thinking that you’re aware of yoga, but you don’t  have the flexibility to give it a try. You could be an ideal yoga student. Yoga has many styles, forms and intensities. Some of the restorative styles don’t involve balance poses or twisting yourself into a pretzel. But, all of them have health benefits.