Women’s Health

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 […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September 17, 2021

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Did you know the estimated number of women that will develop ovarian cancer is 1 out of 78?  The earlier ovarian cancer is found and treated, the chances of survival increase.  With that being said we would like to cover some information on the topic and continue to bring […]

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

September 8, 2021

Did you know that September is Healthy Aging Month? This is a time to focus on all the positive aspects of growing older, including physical, social, mental and financial health. We encourage you to celebrate the vibrant, vital, healthy ways we can age and also dispel those old, tired myths about getting older. Tips for […]

Can You Boost Fertility?

August 28, 2021

The short answer would be, yes.  However, there is more to it than just that.  Preconception planning can help you and your partner understand how to boost your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. You may feel ready to conceive, but is your body ready?  Here are some tips that can help you to boost […]

Sexuality and Aging

August 19, 2021

Is it normal for my sexuality to change as I age? So many things change as we age and our sexuality is no exception to that rule.  Whether you notice changes gradually or if it sneaks up on you and all of the sudden you are aware that your sex drive just isn’t what it […]

What Causes Breast Pain And Tenderness?

August 13, 2021

Are you experiencing breast pain or tenderness?  There are many causes of breast pain – most of which can be treated fairly simply.  We will cover some of the top causes here and share some solutions with you. Could it be that your hormones are making your breast sore? Fluctuations in hormones are one main […]

Questions You May Have About Menstruation

July 23, 2021

When it comes to menstruation you may have many questions or wonder if your experiences are considered “normal.” With that being said we will cover a couple of topics here. Plus, talk about both PMS and PMDD.  Do you know if you suffer from PMS or PMDD?  Also, if you have children, how should you […]