Health & Wellness

Northwest Family is your number one resource for health and wellness information. We are here to provide you with the best resources for any and all of your health-related questions.  

Each month our doctors provide you with in-depth information on four different health topics.

Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?

Aug 8, 2022, 6:48 PM
Sitting is getting a bad reputation because most of us are generally too sedentary. We simply do not move our bodies as much as we should throughout the day.

Vaccination Awareness - Why Immunizations are Important

Aug 8, 2022, 6:43 PM
Recommendations will change as new research is released and new vaccines are approved. It is essential to stay up to date on recommendations by talking with your doctor.

Walk Your Way to Health

Aug 8, 2022, 6:32 PM
Walking is not only a great way to get exercise but strengthens the cardiovascular system, improves mood, and helps maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat.

Help! My Teenager is so Moody

Aug 8, 2022, 4:33 PM
Teenage brains are young and still growing. It’s important to give them grace, as hormones are largely the cause of these new behaviors.

Common Breastfeeding Questions

Aug 8, 2022, 4:15 PM
Whether you have decided to breastfeed or are still considering your options, here are some of the most common breastfeeding questions and tips from our physicians.

How do I Know if My Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Aug 8, 2022, 3:20 PM
Let us explain some signs you can look for to ensure your baby is getting enough breastmilk and signals when it is time to consult your doctor.