About Dr. Aletha

Dr Aletha in a print dress sitting by a waterfall

Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

Family Physician

exploring the HEART of health

I publish this blog to give people  information and inspiration to transform health challenges into health opportunities.

  • cardiovascular
  • diabetes
  • obesity
  • depression
  • infections
  • trauma
  • skin conditions
  • gynecological disorders
  • metabolic disease
  • autoimmune disease
  • pediatric issues
  • physical and mental disabilities
  • cancer
  • book reviews
  • health news
  • medical history
  • healthcare business
  • health blogs and websites
  • communication
  • medical terms
  • international health
  • end of life care
  • medication
  • integrative medicine
  • nutrition
  • physical activity/fitness
  • immunization
  • stress management
  • sleep
  • contraception
  • safety
  • disease screening
  • wellness care
  • health maintenance
  • faith
  • spirituality
  • meditation/relaxation
  • social interaction
  • family relationships
  • personal stories
  • holidays/remembrances
  • travel
  • visual arts
  • helping the vulnerable
two health care professionals, one in a native costume

I explore international health on volunteer medical trips.

I explore health on a cruise and other travels.

a couple sitting at a table by a window with an ocean view
a poster for Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, and Dr Aletha

I explore health in the arts, literature, blogs, and other media.

I explore fitness through walking, biking, and other physical activity.

Dr Aletha in her bicycle helmet
a couple in fancy clothes with medals around their necks

We explore health through dancing, church, and other social relationships.

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