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1 02, 2016

Valentines and My Achy Breaky Heart

February 1st, 2016|Health, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Valentines and My Achy Breaky Heart

February is the month of love, Valentines and ....Heart Disease Awareness Month. Not so romantic when we consider that heart disease is the Number 1 cause of death for women in the United States! That's right.  It's not breast cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, but heart disease that will do us in. What are the risk [...]

29 03, 2013

Celiac Disease and Women

March 29th, 2013|SPRING - Adolescent Gynecology, SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, FALL - Perimenopausal, WINTER - Postmenopausal Years, Health, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Celiac Disease and Women

Celiac disease or celiac sprue is a disease that was identified as early as 2nd century AD in present-day Turkey and the cause was unexplained until a Dutch pediatrician recognized an association between eating bread and cereals and relapsing diarrhea in his young patients during World War 2. Celiac disease causes malabsorption of the intestines which [...]

8 02, 2013

Flu Vaccine…Do you really need it?

February 8th, 2013|SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, Health|Comments Off on Flu Vaccine…Do you really need it?

Hi everyone! If you've been to our practice in the last several months for your ob visits, we should have discussed with you flu vaccines and how important it is for you and your baby. Is it still true? Do you still need the vaccine? Now, most of the time, we get the flu, we [...]