GoRedForWomenPop quiz – what's the number-one deadly disease for women? (Hint: it's not breast cancer.) If you said heart disease, you're on the right track for tomorrow's National Wear Red Day. The first Friday of February is the day when everyone is encouraged to wear red to show solidarity in the fight against heartdisease, and to encourage every woman to become educated about her risk for heart disease. Northline Women's Health Center offers these tips from the American Heart Association on how to “Go Red” this year:

Choosing OB-GYNThe right OB/GYN is more than just someone who will offer the best care during pregnancy. You're choosing a person who will be your health care provider during the many stages of a woman's life, from young adulthood through menopause, and beyond. Being a wise health care consumer means taking the time to find the right doctor, so here are some tips to help you make the best choice:

 New Year's resolutions – we've heard them all before, and probably made a few that we didn't keep. This year, why not resolve to improve your health the smart way with some of these ideas:

 New Years Resolutions1. Eat less and eat better. Losing weight is a good goal for many people, but jumping right into a 1,000 calorie-a-day diet is probably a recipe for failure. Instead of deprivation, consider small steps like eating dessert only every other day, avoiding second helpings at meals, drinking water instead of a beverage with calories, and making fresh fruit or cut vegetables your go-to snack.

Hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. Hysterectomy is second only to C-section deliveries as the most common surgery for women; about 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States each year. A hysterectomy can be necessary to treat:

Northline Women's Health Center Locations:

15675 Northline Road

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 282-3600
(734) 282-3603 - Fax

23050 West Road, Suite 210

Brownstown Twp., MI 48183

(734) 362-7000
(734) 362-7077 - Fax