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Tips For A Healthy & Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year. There is no better excuse to express gratitude for those that you love the most and open your heart and your home to spread the love.  Although some people look … Continue reading

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Patient Education: Cervical Endometriosis

  Endometriosis is when cells similar to the cells of the uterus lining develop elsewhere in the body. These growths often form on the ovaries or fallopian tubes. How common is it? Endometriosis affects an estimated 6 to 10 percent … Continue reading

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Health Resolutions Every Woman Should Keep In 2017

Every year, women make health and wellness resolutions for the coming year. Unfortunately, they often have a tough time sticking to them. Sixty percent of gym memberships are out of use by mid-February, and it appears we aren’t making progress outside the … Continue reading

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Give Yourself The Gift Of Health This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. It’s hard to believe another year has flown by. The holidays are almost here. Christmas songs are on the radio, shops are displaying their Christmas themed windows, and my inbox is full of Christmas … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Timing Quitting Smoking With Menstrual Cycle May Be Effective

A recent study, published in Biology of Sex Differences, gives new hope to those females attempting to quit. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania investigated how timing smoking cessation with the menstrual cycle might make things … Continue reading

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What To Expect In Your 8th Week Of Your Pregnancy

During week 8 of pregnancy, your baby will continue taking huge developmental strides; your baby’s vital organ systems are continuing to grow. Your baby is growing rapidly in all directions at a rate of one millimeter per day and has … Continue reading

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Study Shows High-GI Diet May Raise Depression Risk For Postmenopausal Women

A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed a diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk of depression in postmenopausal women. Carbohydrates are found in a wide variety of foods and have often been … Continue reading

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What To Expect In Your 5th Week Of Your Pregnancy

You are now 5 weeks pregnant and have entered what is called the embryonic period of development; during this time your baby’s major organ systems and structures will develop. You will likely have missed your period and a pregnancy test should … Continue reading

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FDA Approves LILETTA – Levonorgestrel Releasing Intrauterine System

Dr. Enrique Jacome Actavis plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company, have announced the approval of LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use by women … Continue reading

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Over The Past Decade IUDs And Hormonal Implants Have Become Five Times As Popular

Dr. Enrique Jacome A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds a shift in preferences for birth control among American women, who are increasingly opting for long-lasting reversible contraceptives. Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) include intrauterine devices (IUDs) and … Continue reading

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