Did you know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with an invasive breast cancer in their lifetime? According to breastcancer.org, in 2018 they estimate 266,120 new cases will be diagnosed. We at swap.com feel that it is important to educate and support breast cancer awareness. We’ve provided general breast cancer information, the leading risk factors, and ways we can help further its research and medical resources. (more…)
To quote the popular Game of Thrones meme, “Winter is coming.” The season of cold means warm hot cocoa, bulky comfortable clothing, and curling up under a blanket. With the long nights and the cold weather, it can be easy to come up with excuses to avoid exercising. But it is important to fight the temptation of winter hibernation.
Halloween and Thanksgiving are over, Christmas, and New Years are all on the horizon. With the major holidays coming up, it can be easy to slip into bad habits. Rich meals, lots of sweets, and overeating can lead to unexpected weight gain. With these tips and the right mindset, you can be healthy while still enjoying your holiday favorites. (more…)
A Doctor vs Midwife. Which is Best for Your Pregnancy?
Whatever stage you are in your pregnancy, choosing the right health care provider is an important decision. Through your pregnancy to delivery and beyond, you want the best care for both you and your baby. Many women choose an obstetrician, though a growing number are opting for a midwife. How do you know which to choose? We’ll examine the difference between a doctor vs midwife. (more…)
Being an adult is hard. I especially tip my hat to moms and dads who work full-time, whether it’s a traditional 9-5 or are stay-at-home, and still can keep it together. Maintaining a busy schedule and making sure that everyone has been taken care of can make it difficult to remember to take care of yourself.
Here are some easy health and fitness tips for busy people. These tips can be used by people who go to work full-time, stay-at-home full-time, or just want to stay healthy. (more…)
That pumpkin pie you’re looking forward to at Thanksgiving is still over a month away. Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte’s are delicious, but expensive and loaded with calories. What is a pumpkin loving food connoisseur supposed to do?
With all the various pumpkins and gourds filling the produce section at your supermarket, you’ve got a lot of options for Fall flavors. But with Halloween coming up, pumpkin is still king and that’s perfect. Pumpkin is a great source of vitamins and nutrients. And it just plain tastes good. From savory to sweet we’ve got some amazing pumpkin recipes to share with you. (more…)