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Women

Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more.

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    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, but its death rate has declined over the last few…

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    Breast Cyst Aspiration

    A breast cyst aspiration is an in-office procedure your doctor will do to drain a cyst in your breast.

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    Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain in women can be caused by many factors, most of which are not serious health threats.

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    Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to continue to feed your baby breast milk through a bottle.

  • Busting Period Myths

    When it comes to your period, you may have more questions than answers. When does it start? How often does…

  • A woman having chest pains, with her hands over her heart

    Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscles in the heart. It causes your heart muscles to become enlarged. This can…

  • A woman clutching her cervix in pain

    Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human…

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is when there are abnormal, or precancerous, cells in and around a woman’s cervix. This doesn’t mean you…

  • Young woman massaging neck, which is in pain

    Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes your neck muscles to contract involuntarily. This can make your head lean…

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    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

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    Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain cannot often be cured but it can be treated with lifestyle changes and other means.

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    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple medical conditions, many of which can be treated or managed with proper…

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    Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are common, illegal drugs used at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts for the purpose of getting high.

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

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    Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a women’s health exam. It uses a special light to provide a close look at your cervix…

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    It's important to know what skin conditions are common during pregnancy to help identify uncommon conditions that should be seen…

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    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that often happens after an injury. It is believed to be…

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    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

  • Woman holds her wrist in pain

    De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too…

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