with Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones

Being healthy is more than just your physical health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones discuss all the aspects that contribute to women's health. You'll also get some great ideas how you can improve your health and the health of your families.

Latest Shows

Can Stress Really Turn Your Hair Gray?

Jul 30, 2020

Seeing your hair turn shades of gray can be shooking, especially if you're not yet at the age when gray hair would normally start appearing. Why and how does hair turn gray, and why do some people "turn gray" earlier than others? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the science and medical research b ...

Health Consequences of Feeling Lonely

Jul 23, 2020

Nearly half of Americans are lonely. According to Merriam-Webster's definition, loneliness is "being without company, cut off from others; sadness from being alone." Loneliness is common and can lead to both poor social and health consequences beyond mental health. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly P ...

My Finger is Swollen – Am I Normal?

Jul 16, 2020

It can be common for a finger to swell up due to an insect bite or injury, but what if it swells up suddenly without any known cause? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones goes through the steps to determine what might have caused the swelling and addresses whether or not sudden swelling of the finger is consider ...

Ovarian Cysts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Jul 9, 2020

So you’ve been treated for an ovarian cyst in the past, but do you know which kind? Your women’s health specialist wants to know. The difference could have a significant impact on your health and treatment. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones, an obstetrician-gynecologist, explains all the types of ovarian ...

It Takes Me Hours to Fall Asleep – Am I Normal?

Jun 11, 2020

Do you ever lie there late at night and wonder why it's so hard for you to fall asleep? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says most people experience difficulty falling asleep every now and then, but chronic insomnia isn't normal. She talks about what you might be doing to make the problem worse, and how slee ...

Women's Health: Keeping Your Bones Strong as You Age

May 28, 2020

Older women are particularly vulnerable to fragility fractures as their bones thin with age. Recent studies show touted vitamin supplements don't actually work. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says regular exercise and adopting healthy diet habits can make a big difference. Learn other ...

Dos and Don'ts of Working From Home (With the Rest of the Family)

May 22, 2020

Working from home can be easy for some, but less easy for others. Especially if the rest of the family is also at home. Work work and housework can sometimes overlap. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about how to balance work and home when you're working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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