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LATEST POSTS BY Shellie Wass
November 5, 2021
What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Kids Ages Five and Up
The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, so we spoke with pediatrician Dr. Meg Frizzola to answer questions from parents.
October 27, 2021
Surviving Breast Cancer: How One Patient Found Strength in Advocacy and Lifestyle Changes
Kathleen Stremmel, 67, recounts her breast cancer treatment and how taking an active role in her health made a world of difference in her journey.
October 26, 2021
How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women. It’s important to understand your risk and understand your unique risk as well as knowing how to perform a breast self-exam each month to stay safe.
August 31, 2021
What to Do if You Believe You Are Witnessing an Overdose
Understanding the signs of an overdose and knowing what to do if you believe that you are witnessing an overdose can help to save the lives of those around you.
July 13, 2021
Just Keep Swimming: Water Safety for Kids
Whether you’re vacationing or staying close to home, keep your kids safe and healthy this summer.
July 12, 2021
How to Protect Your Eyes From the Summer Sun
Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement, but an essential preventive healthcare tool.
June 30, 2021
A TikTok Doctor Discusses LGBTQ+ Care and Providers Being Better Allies
Dr. Austin Chiang was nominated by GLAAD for “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year.” Here, he shares what the recognition means for him and changes he wants to see.
June 3, 2021
Coping with Social Anxiety as COVID-19 Restrictions Are Lifted
Restrictions being lifted can be anxiety inducing and stressful and having the tools to cope with these feelings can help socialization feel more accessible and comfortable.
May 11, 2021
Summer Safety Guide 2021: What’s Safe and What’s Not in the ‘New Normal’?
With COVID-19 still prevalent, it’s important to understand what summer activities are safe—whether you are vaccinated or not.
April 14, 2021
A Lost Dementia Patient Finds Her Way Back Home
Medical students were faced with the difficulties of reuniting a dementia patient with their family.
April 6, 2021
No, Your Exercise Bike is Not Giving You a UTI
It is possible to break the cycle of recurring UTIs and yeast infections, whether they are from exercise or not.