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How Can Heat Affect Your Pregnancy?

Hot Pregnant WomanIf you are pregnant, summertime is not your friend.

You already know how uncomfortable you feel even with the AC cranked up, and how quickly any kind of activity wears you out. You are familiar with the humidity and the hot temperatures, but be aware also that the heat of summer can result in many unhealthy effects for you and your baby.

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Talk-Test-Treat: The Good News And Bad News About STDs

Woman SmilingThe CDC estimates that 20 million new Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) infections occur each year, and sexually experienced persons aged 15-24 make up over one-half of all new infections.

With so much information in the public eye about using condoms to prevent STDs, why do the numbers continue to rise?

 

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Common Health Issues For New Mothers

Mother and babyNew moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right? 

There are some common health issues for new mothers, so it’s best to be prepared both physically and emotionally to handle what may come next.

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How Is Stress Affecting Your Health?

Stressed Woman

Nearly everyone will experience some type of stress in their lives. Stress can be caused by a variety of factors including, work, money, health, family and a laundry list of other items that are often unavoidable. You may know that long periods of stress and anxiety can leave you feeling tired and worn out, but did you know that it can have serious long-term effects on your health?

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system.

 

The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over time, cancerous cells can develop on ovarian tissue.

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What You Should Know About First Gyn Visit

When It’s Time for Your First Gynecology Visit, What You Should Know.

If you’re scheduling your first visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone. Young woman smiling for annual gyn examMany women have questions when it comes to seeing a gynecologist and when they should schedule an appointment.

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