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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are veins that are swollen and bulge above the surface of the skin. They may be twisted and…

  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is cancer of a woman’s cervix. It’s almost always caused by HPV. With regular Pap tests, it can…

  • Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor is when a woman goes into labor before 37 weeks of pregnancy. It can lead to premature birth,…

  • Dilation and Curettage (D and C)

    Dilation and curettage (D and C) is a female surgical procedure. It can be used for diagnosis, treatment, or following…

  • Bleeding During Pregnancy – What‘s Normal?

    Vaginal bleeding can occur during pregnancy for serious and non-serious reasons.

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders.

  • Dysmenorrhea

    What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their period). It usually is not serious. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps can feel like a dull ache or a shooting pain. They most often

  • Endometrial Hyperplasia

    Endometrial hyperplasia is an overgrowth of tissue in the endometrium, in which the uterine lining becomes too thick and causes…

  • Importance of Sexual Health

    Being in good sexual health means you are well informed, careful, and respectful to yourself and others.

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus. These growths can be very tiny or…

  • Colds and the Flu | Viral Infections During Pregnancy

    A respiratory infection is a viral, contagious illness. Most viruses are not harmful, but some can cause miscarriage or birth…

  • Yeast Infections

    A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida. It is a very common ailment…

  • Postpartum Depression Action Plan

    Create an action plan for your postpartum depression to help you fight depressive feelings and symptoms after your baby is…

  • Your Baby's Development: The Second Trimester

    Learn all about your baby's development during the second trimester of pregnancy.

  • Your Baby's Development: The First Trimester

    Learn all about your baby's development during the first trimester of pregnancy.

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction

    Intrauterine growth restriction is a term that describes a baby who is not growing at the normal rate inside the…

  • Obesity and Pregnancy

    Women who are obese can have healthy pregnancies. It is important to receive regular prenatal care to manage risks to…

  • Diethylstilbestrol

    Diethylstilbestrol is a man-made form of estrogen given to pregnant women from 1938 to 1971. It was found to increase…