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Self-Care

December 2, 2021

Do you ever find yourself feeling bogged down by the day-to-day list of responsibilities?  Or feel overwhelmed or stressed to the point of exhaustion?  You may be due for some self-care.  Think about the last time you went for a walk or read a book.  It is not selfish to practice self-care.  Actually, it is […]

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Stem Cells

November 24, 2021

Want to learn more about stem cells?  You might have heard about how stem cell therapy helps those with serious diseases.  Care to take a closer at what they are used for or why they are used?  We will cover some ground on where they are retrieved from prior to being used in stem cell […]

Trying to get pregnant? Here are some tips for you and your partner.

November 17, 2021

When you decide you want to start a family, it can be frustrating if it doesn’t happen immediately! Luckily there are some things you and your partner can do when trying to get pregnant. Here are some tips:  Understand when you’re ovulating and have sex regularly 5 days before and on the day of ovulation. […]

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The G-spot

November 12, 2021

If you look up G-spot in the dictionary you probably would find “a mass of tissue that is held to exist on the anterior vaginal wall and to be highly erogenous” as provided by Merriam-Webster.  Depending on your search, you may also have seen some conflicting information out there on the topic.  Whether or not […]

National Stress Awareness Day: Ways to Manage Stress

November 3, 2021

Stress is a part of life and something we all have to deal with. What are the best way to manage stress, though? With the holidays coming up, there might be even more stress in your life than usual. For National Stress Awareness Day we wanted to share the signs and symptoms of stress and […]

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Umbilical Cord Clamping

October 28, 2021

Generally speaking, during pregnancy, the umbilical cord supplies nutrients and oxygen to your developing baby. After birth, the umbilical cord gets clamped and then snipped.  This is just one step of the labor and delivery process, right?  But wait… before we cut the cord… should we be in such a rush? Are there any benefits […]

National Mammography Day

October 18, 2021

What is a Mammogram? Mammograms are X-rays of the breast that doctors use to look for early signs of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, so getting regular mammograms is really important. Mammograms can detect abnormalities up to three years before a self-examination. (But make sure you are continuing […]

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

October 13, 2021

For Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, we are excited to share the many ways that ultrasounds can be used in healthcare. The theme for 2021 is “Changing Lives One Scan at a Time”.  What is an Ultrasound? Diagnostic ultrasound (also called sonography or diagnostic medical sonography) uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within […]

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Breast Cancer

October 7, 2021

There were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer and 685,000 deaths globally due to breast cancer in 2020.  At the end of 2020, there were 7.8 million women alive who were diagnosed with breast cancer in the past 5 years making breast cancer the world’s most prevalent cancer. This is why Breast Cancer Awareness […]

5 Ways to Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

September 22, 2021

Did you know the last Wednesday of every September is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day? This is a national holiday to raise awareness and focus on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women. Here are 5 ways to celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Try a new exercise. Head to […]