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.

Understanding Infertility and Exploring Your Options

Apr 3, 2024, 1:51 PM
Learn about infertility, its causes, diagnosis, and treatment options. Find support and explore alternative paths to parenthood. If you're facing infertility, know that you're not alone—talk to your doctor today.

Transitioning Your Child from Crib to Bed

Apr 3, 2024, 1:33 PM
Dr. Jennifer Purifoy, a family physician and mother, shares expert tips and insights on transitioning your child from a crib to a bed smoothly. Learn when to recognize the right time, how to prepare the environment, choose the right bed, establish a routine, manage nighttime wanderings, and celebrate this milestone.

Is It Allergies or Something Else?

Apr 3, 2024, 12:00 PM
Characteristics of different ailments can help us differentiate their cause. Identifying the cause can help safely treat your symptoms at home.

Common Orthopedic Injuries

Apr 3, 2024, 6:58 AM
We will look at the most common orthopedic injuries and how to decide when and where you need to go for treatment.

Understanding Stress: Its Effects on Your Body and Ways to Manage It

Mar 7, 2024, 1:43 PM
Explore how stress impacts your body and discover practical tips for managing stress. Learn effective coping strategies to improve your well-being and maintain a healthy lifestyle amidst modern life's challenges.

How Screen Time May Be Affecting Your Eyes

Mar 7, 2024, 1:37 PM
Learn how screen time affects your eyes and discover practical steps to mitigate digital eye strain, including the 20-20-20 rule, optimizing your workspace for eye health, and the importance of regular eye exams.