There’s Only One Right Way to Wipe Your Butt

You’re probably wiping your bottom wrong, at least according to Sameer Islam, MD, a.k.a. the “poop guru” of YouTube. In a highly requested video, Dr. Islam shares the proper way to wipe and care for your butt after pooping for your healthiest bottom yet. “Your bottom is a very sensitive area,” Dr. Islam says in… Read More »

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He’s Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack Recovery

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Last summer, Don Teigen noticed he lacked his usual energy. His ankles swelled so much they felt like cement blocks. Then there was his labored breathing. On walks with his wife, Julie, she usually struggled to keep up with him. Now, it was the other way… Read More »

What Factors Promote Recovery in Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder?

While many women with substance use disorders can achieve abstinence during pregnancy, the postpartum period is a time of increased vulnerability to relapse.  The first year postpartum is a particularly vulnerable time for women with opioid use disorder (OUD).  Relapse is common, and studies have noted increased rates of both fatal and non-fatal overdoses during… Read More »