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Could My Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?

Could My Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of every ten women in the United States.
Endometriosis occurs when uterine tissue begins to grow outside of the uterus. Because this tissue responds to a woman’s menstrual cycle, symptoms can be confused with period pain. Since the tissue has no way of leaving the body,  » Read more about: Could My Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?  »


Cervical Cancer Detection & Prevention

40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease. Although the numbers have improved, approximately 12,000 women will be diagnosed and 4,120 will die from the disease this year.  » Read more about: Cervical Cancer Detection & Prevention  »


Office Closed 1/17 Due To Weather Conditions

We will be closed on Tuesday, January 17th, due to the weather conditions. We apologize for the inconvenience.  » Read more about: Office Closed 1/17 Due To Weather Conditions  »


Holiday Office Closings 2016

Here’s our office closing schedule for the holidays. We hope our patients have a wonderful holiday season!
Thursday, November 24 – Closed
Friday, November 25 – Closed
Monday, December 26 – Closed
Monday, January 2, 2017 – Closed
Patients can still access our patient portal and someone from our office will respond as soon as possible.
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Flu Shots for 2016/17 – What has Changed?

It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making important changes to how the vaccine is made.  » Read more about: Flu Shots for 2016/17 – What has Changed?  »


Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

While most people are aware that breast cancer is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection of breast cancer.  » Read more about: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016  »


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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.  » Read more about: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month  »


Breastfeeding Month

During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.  » Read more about: Breastfeeding Month  »


Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Getting Pregnant

I’m sure someone has told you “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.”
However there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to keep in mind while you plan your pregnancy:   » Read more about: Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Getting Pregnant  »


Is it Okay to Eat Fish While I’m Pregnant?

Confused about whether you’re allowed to eat fish during pregnancy? You’re not alone.
Nutrition becomes even more important when you’re pregnant because everything you eat impacts the baby’s development. The dilemma with seafood is that, even though it contains nutrients essential for developing the fetal brain, it also contains mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls, which can be harmful to the fetus when eaten in excess.  » Read more about: Is it Okay to Eat Fish While I’m Pregnant?  »