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Severe Cramps? You May Have Your Mother To Blame

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Many women experience heavy menstrual bleeding and severe cramps when they’re on their periods. The exact reason why some women sail through their periods and others suffer through them is often unclear, but in one recent study, scientists have shed some light on why some women in particular go through this. Here’s how your mother’s choices might have impacted your cramps for life. Soy Formula Studies More than one recent study have shown that women that were given a soy-enriched baby formula while they were infants are far more likely to experience heavier periods and period pain in adulthood. Read More»

They're Not Miniature Adults: Why Your Child Needs A Pediatrician

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If you’re expecting your first child—or you’ve recently become a new parent—it’s time to choose a doctor for your child. You could take your child to your own personal physician, but that’s not necessarily the best option. It’s true that general practitioners are trained to provide medical care for the whole family. However, children need their own doctors. Here are just three of the reasons why you need to choose a pediatrician for your child’s medical care. Read More»

5 Benefits Of Geriatric Physical Therapy

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If you’re struggling with health issues as you continue to age, you may be looking for a solution that will help. Many seniors choose to see a physical therapist on a regular basis to take advantage of the many benefits offered through treatment. While some may feel anxiety about their first few appointments, a great physical therapist will make the patient feel at ease. Keep reading to learn why geriatric physical therapy may be a good option due to its many benefits: Read More»

Nanoknife Cancer Surgery: New Hope For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

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If you or a loved one have been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you should know about an exciting new treatment that is far less invasive than traditional surgery—the NanoKnife. Here is a primer on how this amazing technology works. What Is The NanoKnife Procedure? Some tumors grow in areas which are impossible for a surgeon to safely remove, making them inoperable by conventional methods. For example, the pancreas is hidden deep in the human body. Read More»

3 Ways To Prepare For A Healthy Pregnancy

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If you want to start a family, it is always best to consult with your obstetric gynecologist before you start trying to conceive. Preparing your body for conception can reduce risks to both you and your unborn child, and increase your chances of a healthy pregnancy. Have Regular Gynecological Screenings Although routine gynecological screenings are important for overall reproductive health, they are also important if you anticipate starting a family. Screening guidelines have changed in recent years and based on your past test results, you may not need to have a PAP test and pelvic exam every year. Read More»