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Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life

Category: Breast Cancer

Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes you can make to help lower your risk for breast cancer. 

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12 Potential Causes of Your Uterine Pain

There are a number of reasons pelvic or uterine pain bothers a woman. Among the 12 potential causes of your uterine pain, some are more worrisome than others.

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7 Conditions That Can Cause Sporadic Spotting Between Periods

Category: Gynecology

Noticing a few spots of blood between periods can be worrisome, and although women may see spots in their underwear or on toilet tissue, there are usually benign reasons for these occurrences. Here are seven conditions that can cause sporadic spotting between periods in addition to when you should be concerned enough to seek medical advice.

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New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

Category: Breast Cancer

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable. 

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Essential Endometriosis Facts That Every Woman Needs to Know

Category: Gynecology

Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition that affects approximately 10% of American women during their reproductive years.

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Why Regular Pap Smears Are So Important to Your Health

Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.

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Essential Facts About STDs That Everyone Should Know

No one enjoys discussing STDs, but if you are an adult having sex, or you are a parent, it would be wise to learn some essential facts about STDs that everyone should know.

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Menopause And Dry Skin

Category: Gynecology, News

First there were the hot flashes and the sleepless nights. Then it became harder to zip your favorite jeans, and loved ones thought you had completely lost your mind due to mood swings.

Just when you thought you had gotten through the worst of menopause, well, not so fast. There’s more!

Here are  some ways to help you combat  “Mother Time.”

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How Menopause Can Affect Your Sleep Schedule

If night sweats and day sweats aren’t enough to ruin a normal day, now your clothes seem to be shrinking a bit. At least that’s what you keep telling yourself. Now the knockout punch comes; you begin to realize how menopause can affect your sleep schedule.

Women who have never had trouble falling asleep or staying asleep find that suddenly their rest is disturbed, or they can’t sleep at all. So, what does it all mean, and should you be concerned?

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Our Holiday Hours for Christmas & New Years

Category: News

Our office will be closed on December 24th, 25th, and 31st as well as on January 1st for the holiday season. We want to wish all our patients a safe and happy holiday!

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