10 Tips on What to Expect Before Your First Mammogram

Mammograms are able to detect early signs of breast cancers, catching the cancer when it’s more treatable. Many doctors recommend that women begin mammograms at age 40 and have a mammogram every single year. According to the American College of Radiology, there’s a...

Five Health Issues that Concern Women

You’re taking care of yourself with diet and exercise, but you know that women have different health concerns than men do, and different rates of susceptibility. What are the issues that you need to learn more about to prevent them from impacting your life? The...

You have Breast Cancer – Now What?

The stats about breast cancer are scary – with more than a quarter of a million diagnoses a year, a woman has a 1 in 8 (12.5%) chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. When your doctor breaks the news that you are diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s normal...

2014 Interesting Developments in Obstetrics & Gynecology Part 2

Here is the second installment of interesting studies that effected OBGYN and women’s health in 2014. See our blog post for Dec. 8, 2014 to read part 1. Long-acting reversible contraception for adolescents – The etonogestrel implant and intrauterine device (IUD)...

Breast Cancer Myths

In this age of mass communication, myths regarding breast cancer and its causes are still alive and well. Below are a few of the common misconceptions about breast cancer and the truth of the matter. Myth Number One: Only women get breast cancer. The truth is that...