The gentle c-section: What it is and how moms, babies and families benefit

By Steven Tew

The cesarean section, or the c-section as it’s commonly called, is where a mom delivers her baby through a surgical incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus. At times, c-sections can be scheduled, but at others, they’re conducted as emergency procedures. 

Men's Health: A Deeper Look at a Familiar Field

By Intermountain Healthcare

The study of men’s health began as the study of testosterone, erectile dysfunction, and male infertility. Since then, it has rapidly grown and changed. The ability to treat male-specific issues has spurred increased recognition of the study of men’s health, especially since population predictions show that nearly 2 billion men will be over the age of 50 by the year 2020. Furthermore, men’s health issues are not solely the concern of older men: all men can benefit from healthcare.

Goodbye Bacon? Red Meat, Processed Meat, and Cancer Risk

By Jennifer Abernathy

Bacon-lovers across the world likely cried tears of sadness last week with the release of the controversial report from the World Health Organization regarding red meat, processed meat, and cancer risk. Story after story was released from major news outlets, with headlines such as “Processed meats rank alongside smoking as cancer causes.” Many worry that this means the end of American classics such as burgers and hot dogs. Is it true?