Category Archives: Obstetrics and Gynecology

5 common questions about the pill

Adolescents often have many preconceived ideas about how contraceptive methods work and their side effects. When posed with questions about which methods might work best for their own needs, whether … Full Entry »

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Toxic Shock Syndrome: What women need to know

As the recent news story of a Michigan teen hospitalized for Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) after prolonged tampon use circulates the internet, many parents and teens are now left wondering … Full Entry »

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New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Raise Eyebrows and Questions

On Oct. 20, 2015, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new recommendations for breast cancer screening. 

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Will Testosterone Pump Up Your Sex Drive?

Low libido is a highly common complaint among menopausal women. Combine that with an aging population and the result is an unprecedented number of women out there searching for therapies … Full Entry »

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Vitamins and Supplements Belong in the “Medications” Conversation

When your doctor asks you what medications you’re taking, do you mention your vitamins and supplements?

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