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.

Preventing and Treating Morning Sickness

Sep 15, 2022, 5:27 PM
Morning sickness is characterized by nausea with or without vomiting experienced during pregnancy. Even though it’s called “morning” sickness, it can be experienced at any time of the day.

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep

Sep 15, 2022, 5:15 PM
When baby doesn’t sleep, that means you don’t sleep either. This can leave you emotional, likely crying next to baby as you beg them to close their eyes.

Childhood Obesity Facts

Sep 15, 2022, 5:04 PM
While the direct cause of childhood obesity is unknown, the data strongly suggests that diet and activity play a crucial role.

Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

Sep 5, 2022, 10:11 AM
While the direct cause of ovarian cancer is unknown, certain factors may increase your risk of developing this type of cancer.

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.

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.