Sharecare Top 5: Summer Health Hazards, Tips for a Healthy First Trimester, and Ways to Stick with Psoriasis Treatment


This week on Sharecare we’re revealing insider health info from top ER docs, helping you live longer with some tips to get happy and offering a useful guide for a healthy pregnancy.

1. Pregnancy is such an exciting — and sometimes scary — time for new parents. Don’t let it worry you. Check out this pregnancy guide that will explain your baby’s growth, as well as the aches, weight gain, morning sickness and other changes that occur during the first trimester.

2. Summer’s long days and warm temps mean fun outdoor activities for everyone. But the season may also bring special health hazards — think nasty bee stings and overheating. Get advice from emergency room docs about the summer’s top dangers and what to do about them.

3. If you have psoriasis, getting effective treatment is a must — not just to relieve your symptoms and boost your quality of life, but also to protect your overall health. Find out what you need to know about being on a consistent psoriasis treatment plan.

4. Your happiness right now doesn’t just affect your life in the short term; it can also impact your longevity down the road. Learn how happiness can boost your life satisfaction and get tips to improve your outlook.

5.A recent Harvard Medical School study reviewed the accuracy of symptom checkers, but still some in the media question the results. Darria Long Gillespie, MD, sets the record straight and fills you in on what it means for your health.