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How To Save The Skin You’re In This Summer

Here’s a bright idea for keeping skin healthy and youthful looking: Protect it from the sun, especially during the summer months when you’re more likely to spend time outdoors. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the sun causes more than 90 percent of visible changes commonly attributed to skin aging. And despite all the warnings, the…

Empower Yourself — Get Screened for Better Health

This month, the Office on Women’s Health will sponsor Women’s Health Week, beginning on Mother’s Day, May 12, and running through May 19. In celebration of Women’s Health Week and throughout the year, we encourage women of all ages to empower themselves by focusing on their personal health and getting the tests and screenings they…

Infertility Uncovered

Infertility doesn’t discriminate; it affects people regardless of race, sexuality or economic status. Anyone can be challenged to have a family. Founded in 1989 by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, National Infertility Awareness Week calls attention to this important public health issue. With the theme “Infertility Uncovered,” the observance will be held April 21-27 and…

National Doctors’ Day is March 30

The medical profession is one of the oldest on the planet. Physicians have advanced their profession by learning how to treat and conquer diseases like smallpox, tuberculosis and cholera, making the world safer for its inhabitants. They continue to learn how to help their patients by inventing new treatments and providing care that improve quality…

Go Red for Heart Health This Month

Did you know that one in three women die of heart disease and stroke each year? That’s a third of mothers, sisters and friends! And yet, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, according to the American Heart Association. That’s why it’s so important to be aware of the warning signs and to…

MonaLisa Laser Therapy® Informational Session

You Are Invited 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 MonaLisa Touch® laser therapy (MLT). This new treatment helps restore changes in vaginal health that affect as many as 50% of post-menopausal women. MLT is a virtually…

Exhaustion: Post-Holiday Let-Down or Something Else?

It’s January and many of us find ourselves struggling to get back on track after the holidays. Sometimes, it’s simply a matter of making a return to a less-stressful routine of healthier eating, exercise and sleep habits. But there are several health issues that can make women, in particular, feel exhausted all the time. Here…

Self-Care for Well-Being This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for many women, the holiday season can also be stressful. From holiday parties and endless shopping, to travel and family visits, your holiday to-do list can quickly become overwhelming, and instead of feeling the holiday cheer, you are wishing for the season to be over. When…

Quitting Time!

Since 1975, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout® (GASO), a public awareness event to encourage people to quit smoking, on the third Thursday of November. The 43rd annual GASO will be celebrated on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Smoking and tobacco use pose a serious risk of death and disease for women. According…

Awareness + Early Detection = Weapons in Fighting Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Throughout October, women, healthcare professionals and organizations around the world are calling attention to the importance of awareness and early detection of the disease during…