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Most Common Triggers for Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts occur more frequently in women's lives than you might expect. Read more to learn about common triggers for ovarian cysts, symptoms to watch out for, and when you need to get medical help.

Oct 1st, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — What Now?

A Pap smear is a standard screening for cervical cancer and other conditions at your well-woman exam. Getting abnormal Pap smear results can be scary, but it doesn’t mean you have cancer. Find out what to do if your Pap smear results are abnormal.

Sep 1st, 2019
5 Reasons You Might Need a Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy can provide the best option for relief from certain painful and life-threatening conditions. Read on to learn about five medical issues that may require a hysterectomy for treatment.

Aug 6th, 2019
Understanding Postpartum Depression

If you’ve recently given birth, it’s normal to experience a bit of the baby blues. But for some women, those blues develop into postpartum depression. If you suspect you or a loved one has postpartum depression, here’s what you need to know.

Jul 12th, 2019
What Goes Into a Well Woman Exam?

A well woman exam is a vital component of your gynecological health. If you’ve been putting off your annual exam, or are anxious to go to your first one, learn more about what you can expect at this holistic, routine exam.

May 1st, 2019
What Is the Next Step After an Abnormal Pap Smear?

As National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month reminds us, routine Pap smears are important for good health. But what happens if your tests come back abnormally? Learn more about what to expect following an abnormal Pap smear.

Jan 10th, 2019
When Should You Consider a Planned C-Section?

The decision to deliver vaginally or by cesarean section is something to think about leading up to your delivery date. Learn more about elective and medically necessary C-sections to ensure you’re making the right choice for you and your baby.

Dec 11th, 2018
When Do Ovarian Cysts Need to Be Removed?

Your doctor said you have ovarian cysts. Does that mean they need to be removed? If they’re causing pain, growing larger, or at risk for becoming cancerous, they should be.

Nov 15th, 2018
Medication and Pregnancy

As a general rule, no drug should be taken during pregnancy unless the benefit of that medication is significant. The first 12 weeks of a pregnancy are the most crucial time for development of the baby. Therefore, no medications (other than prenatal vitami

Sep 28th, 2018
Travel/ Zika

In most cases, travel is not ruled out during pregnancy. Travel, either by car or plane, will not cause problems with the pregnancy. However, if a pregnancy complication arises, it is important to have access to medical care. The best time to travel is mid

Sep 28th, 2018
1 Hour Glucose Tolerance Test

Gestational diabetes is a condition of pregnancy in which the mother’s body acts diabetic only during her pregnancy. Identifying the disease will reduce the risk to both mother and child.

Sep 28th, 2018