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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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  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Diagnosing Hypothyroidism

    Dr. Tania Mathew

    A new patient thought her symptoms were just part of getting older. By taking time to ask the right questions,…

  • Flu Risks Greater for Racial Minorities

    People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are…

  • Flu Risks and Chronic Conditions

    Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza (the flu). Getting an annual flu vaccine is…

  • woman examines her breast

    Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea is when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge unrelated to milk production in breastfeeding.

  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is when the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It can be treated with medicine and…

  • A pregnant woman holding a urine sample

    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy in 1% to 3% of all pregnant women. It usually begins in the second…

  • Woman holding crotch, needing to urinate

    Vaginal Pessary

    A vaginal pessary is a plastic device used to support uterine prolapse. It can help for a number of conditions…

  • A doctor’s gloved hand holding a disposable speculum

    Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a…

  • pregnant woman in bed reading a book

    Pregnancy After 35: Advanced Maternal Age

    Becoming pregnant at age 35 or older can present additional medical challenges to you and your baby.

  • female doctor checking for Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, means your thyroid gland makes too much hormone. This can cause weight loss, tremors, and…

  • Pregnant woman balancing bowl of salad on belly

    Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect…

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis is a medical term to describe inflammation of the vagina.

  • senior man receives injection from medical worker with gloved hands

    Stroke

    A stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    A peritonsillar abscess is a collection of pus near one of your tonsils. It can be caused by an infection…

  • mother stands in nursery holding sleeping newborn

    Postpartum Health

    After giving birth, your body changes and complications can occur. Learn the complications and warning signs.

  • close-up of pregnant woman with her hands on her stomach

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of problems occurring in a baby when the mother drinks alcohol while pregnant.

  • woman with hands holding her crotch

    Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that affects the genital or anal areas. It can cause a rash, itching, pain,…

  • Herpes

    Herpes is a group of viruses that cause painful blisters and sores. There is no cure, but medicines can treat…

  • Woman sitting backwards on the ground showing her bony spinal column

    Female Athlete Triad

    The female athlete triad is a disorder that affects energy levels, menstrual cycles and bone mass. It happens when you…

  • Empty alcohol bottles

    Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

    Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a set of symptoms that people can have when they stop drinking.

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