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.

Heart Disease: What is it and How do I Avoid It?

Feb 10, 2023, 8:38 AM
Heart disease is a commonly used term by healthcare providers but it is not always clear what type to which they are referring. There are considerable differences in the ways that different types of heart disease develop and how they are treated.

Reversing Heart Disease

Feb 9, 2023, 1:28 PM
Is reversing heart disease possible? The answer is a little bit complicated and depends on how far it has progressed. Let’s start by looking at how it develops.

Do I Need a Daily Aspirin

Feb 8, 2023, 12:03 PM
Aspirin, formally known as Acetylsalicylic Acid, is a widely and commonly used medicine for pain, inflammation and fevers. You likely have a bottle of it in your medicine cabinet.

Preventing Allergies in Children - How to Introduce High-Allergen Foods

Feb 7, 2023, 1:52 PM
Preventing allergies in children by introducing high-allergen foods into their diet slowly. Learn more about how to do this safely.

Understanding a Miscarriage

Feb 7, 2023, 11:22 AM
There is no easy way to be told you have miscarried, which will undoubtedly be difficult. A miscarriage can be a traumatic experience, and you should never be afraid to get help.

10 Questions Every New Parent Has About Caring for Their Newborn

Feb 7, 2023, 11:11 AM
As new parents you ultimately will have many questions and concerns about caring for your newborn. Let’s keep it simple by answering the most common questions parents have about caring for their new baby.