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

E26: 7 Domains of Pelvic Pain

Dec 6, 2021

So often, pain affects how we live our lives and can determine whether the day is good or bad. For 50% of the people on this planet—those born with female parts—the pelvic region can often be a location for a lot of pain. Determining the source of the pain, whether it's acute or chronic, is ...

E25: 7 Domains of Sleep

Oct 25, 2021

Sleep is vital to how we function as living creatures. We spend approximately 1/3 of our lives sleeping—some more, some less—but we all sleep. We sleep to recharge and reset our bodies and minds for a new day, and the majority of us will have no problem going to sleep and waking up. However, ...

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 ...