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Start With Yourself: A Day to Think About Your Own Healthcare Decisions

It always seems too early, until it’s too late.While it’s not exactly pleasant to contemplate what our wishes would be regarding a healthcare crisis or end of life, it’s important to express them to those who would have to make those decisions in the event we became incapacitated to make them on our own. On…

Celebrating Women…and Their Good Health

On March 8, 2018, people around the world celebrated and showed their support for accelerating gender parity on International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Centered on this year’s campaign theme, #PressforProgress, thousands of individuals, businesses, charities, community organizations and others marked the occasion with special…

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Go Red for Heart Health

Go Red for Heart Health

Did you know that cardiovascular disease and stroke cause one in three women’s deaths each year? That’s about one woman every 80 seconds! It’s time to fight back against this deadly disease. On Friday, February 2, 2018 women around the country will don something red from their closets on National Wear Red Day®, a part…

Take the Stress Out of the Holidays

‘Tis the season to be merry! Now is the time to turn one of the most stressful holidays of the year into an enjoyable time. So, where do you begin? First, have fun! National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day will be celebrated on Friday, December 15, 2017. Why not take the opportunity to bring some holiday fun…

Salvation Army Toy Drive

I am pleased to share with you that Southwest Ob Gyn will partner with Salvation Army again this year to host a Christmas toy drive for children in our community. This event was a huge success last year and your participation is needed again this year to make this event a success. Unfortunately, due to…

The Great American Smokeout and Its Pledge to Help Smokers Stop Smoking

The time to stop smoking is now! The Great American Smokeout is right around the corner. Spread the word to your family and friends, whether they smoke or not. Someone knows someone who smokes, but this could be the event that helps them stop! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know

On average, a woman dies from breast cancer every 13 minutes in the U.S. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women, in fact, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. It is estimated that 246,660 women in…

Get Back to Being You

You are Invited “Get Back to Being You” Please join Drs. Moona Haque, Katherine Diase and Jane Starr of Southwest Ob Gyn Associates for a  free informative meet and greet as they discuss Mona Lisa Touch laser therapy (MLT). This new treatment helps restore changes in vaginal health that affect as many as 50% of post-menopausal women.…

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection is Key for Survival

The American Cancer Society estimates that 22,440 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2017 and approximately 14,080 women will die from the disease. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women age 63 years and older. Approximately 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer – more than any other…