Early detection is critical and breast exams are your first line of defense against breast cancer. Performing self-exams, completing an annual clinical breast exam and screening mammography can identify changes in your breasts early on when they are most treatable. If you are unsure of how to perform a breast exam at home, a provider can offer you guidance at your next appointment or screening. Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) and member of our High Risk Breast Clinic, Shaunda Chin-Bonds, DO, answers common questions about risk factors, family history and when to begin screening for breast cancer.
Life can get busy and taking care of our skin health can easily become an afterthought. Our cell phones are useful tools to help support healthy skincare habits.
We all know that sunscreen is a necessary step in our skincare routine. But do you know the difference between chemical and physical sunscreens? Our dermatologists explain the difference between these two types of sunscreen.
New or sudden gastrointestinal symptoms should not be ignored as they can signal a more serious condition. Our Gastroenterology team identifies symptoms that should be addressed with your healthcare provider.
Even in the best of times, preparing for labor and delivery can bring additional worry and stress. For those giving birth during a global pandemic, your feelings may be amplified. Maternal Fetal Medicine Obstetrician Gynecologist, Kevin Madsen, MD, offers insights on what you may expect and tips to help reduce your stress.
Whether you’re a first-time mom-to-be or a seasoned pro, being pregnant during the summer months can be very uncomfortable. Obstetrician Gynecologist, Kellen Patton, DO, shares tips on keeping cool, soothing aches and pains and taking care of yourself through the hot summer months.
Pap smears, also known as Pap testing, offer valuable insight into your pelvic health. This screening allows your physician to observe cellular changes and abnormalities on your cervix and can also identify your likelihood of developing cervical cancer.
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow within uterine muscle tissue and are the most common tumor within the female reproductive system. As a result, all women are at potential risk of developing fibroids, with a majority of cases diagnosed in women between the ages of 35 and 54.
Your hormones play an active role in everything from your mood to your energy level. Obstetrician Gynecologist, Dr. Elizabeth Friedman, shares insights on how to work with your hormones to track your fertility, boost your productivity and manage your social calendar.
Most of us have heard the term “pelvic floor”, but may not know what the pelvic floor actually does. Learn about the functions of your pelvic floor and what exercises you can do to strengthen your muscles.