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familial hypercholesteremia: grandfather, father, son grill vegetables

Family matters: Inheriting high cholesterol

"What a relief to discover that you have a genetic change that is not your fault"
SHN Staff 5 min read
genetic testing: woman and her son playing board game

Genetics helps woman find the key to her future heart health

Jessica Pickett wanted to control her cholesterol, a health issue affecting her parents, too
Maria Stys, M.D. 5 min read
An adolescent girl in a face mask gets ready for a vaccine while a nurse, with his back to the camera, sterilizes the patient's upper arm.

What you need to know about HPV

Learn about human papillomavirus: its causes, symptoms and how to prevent it
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
A mammography provider stands behind a computer with multiple monitors, back to the camera. She is helping a patient get a mammogram at Edith Sanford Breast Center.

Four breast cancer screening options

Breast self-exams, mammograms and more ways to watch your breast health
Shirlene Knudtson Smook, MD 5 min read
A man bundled in work boots shovels snow after a blizzard.

Preparation key to preventing injury while shoveling snow

Warm up and watch your posture to reduce the risks from a winter chore
SHN Staff 3 min read
Three plastic food storage containers with colorful meals and sides.

How long is too long to eat Thanksgiving leftovers?

Food safety is important in menu planning, before and after Thanksgiving
SHN Staff 4 min read
Flu shots are important in pregnancy. A closeup of a doctor putting a stethoscope on a pregnant patient's belly.

Baby benefits when pregnant mom gets the flu shot

Why doctors recommend flu shots during pregnancy
Heather Spies, MD 5 min read

Things to know before traveling while pregnant

Top tips include making frequent stops, stretching, and staying hydrated
Peter Klemin, MD 5 min read
mom smiling and holding newborn

A list of the basics: What your newborn needs

Help your baby establish emotional stability and resiliency
Jennifer Haggar, MD 5 min read
Fashion designer breastfeeding daughter while looking at fabric swatch on sofa in living room

To breastfeed or to formula milk feed: Which is better?

Both meet your baby’s nutritional needs, but there are differences
Becky Kuss 6 min read