Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis is a freelance writer based out of Boston, MA. She writes most often on health and education. When not writing, she enjoys reading and watching film noir. Say hello to Emma on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2.
Take Charge of Your Health: 4 Common Ailments and How to Prevent Them

The common cold is common for a reason. There are a few select ailments that affect almost all of us. 

If you’ve been searching for a way to treat these common conditions, keep reading.
4 Tips for Finding the Right Doctor for Your Individual Health Concerns

When it comes to your personal health, you need to find a doctor you can trust and one who will really listen to your issues of concern. Although there are some doctors who offer primary care for each member of your family, you might have concerns that can only be treated by a specialist or a healthcare provider who better understands your specific needs. 

Here are a few tips for finding a doctor catered to your health needs.
Taking Precautions: 4 Medical Conditions to Research in Your Family History

If you want to enjoy a good life, it’s imperative to take care of your health first. That said, you must take into consideration how likely you are to suffer from a certain condition. 

One of the first steps is to look at your family history. It can show whether you have a high chance of developing a specific ailment. Conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, hypertension, and coronary heart disease can be passed down through generations, and if your parents have them, chances are you are at risk. 

Being at risk doesn’t mean you will experience them, but it’s a sign to take the precautions to prevent them from diminishing the quality of your life.