conversations for all the women in your life

Women's health is so much more than the problems brought to the doctor's office. Every medical problem is molded by the complexities of women's lives, for better and for worse. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones looks at women's health through the lens of physical, emotional, social, intellectual, financial, environmental, and spiritual health—the seven domains of women's health. These are conversations for all the women in your life, and we're going to have these conversations together.

Latest Episodes

E24: 7 Domains of Curiosity

Oct 4, 2021

Our desire to know about the world around us is an important character strength as humans. Walt Disney once said, "Curiosity keeps us moving forward, exploring, experimenting, opening new doors." Or is it, "Curiosity killed the cat"? Like most everything else, our sense of wonder can affect our ...

E23: 7 Domains of Vaccination

Sep 13, 2021

As a society, we have seen many health crises—smallpox, measles, polio, influenza, and most recently, COVID-19. With viruses and diseases also come vaccinations. But with how much we know, there is still so much we don't know about our immune system. How do vaccines work to protect us against ...

E22: 7 Domains of Clean Air

Aug 30, 2021

Breathing is a necessity for all living creatures, but when the air we breathe isn't clean, the damage goes beyond the health of our lungs. And it's not just pollution from cars, our BBQs and spray-on sunscreens also contribute to the production of toxic air. So how can we live ...

E21: 7 Domains of Lying (to Your Doctor)

Aug 9, 2021

We lie a lot. Studies suggest humans tell—on average—10 to 200 lies a day, ranging from little white lies to big lies with major consequences. It's important to think about how lying can affect our health. What happens to the mind and body when a lie is told? Clinical associate professor and ...

E20: 7 Domains After Weight Loss

Jul 26, 2021

There can be changes in your life that might come after a significant weight loss journey. The reason and manner in which you might have lost weight will vary from person to person, but the weight loss journey doesn't end after the number of the scale does down. Aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon ...

E19: 7 Domains of Personal Grooming

Jul 12, 2021

Grooming your private area is a, well... private matter. Some women may choose to remove unwanted hairs through trimming, shaving, waxing, lasers, and some other methods. Some may choose to leave those hairs entirely alone. All is fine. But, even grooming affects the seven domains of your health. ...

E18: 7 Domains of Time

Jun 14, 2021

The joke goes, "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." Time theoretically runs at the same pace for every living species on this planet. But time can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Our bodies align with time—how many heartbeats per minute, how much time we spend sleeping, ...