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PCOS 101

What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a spectrum of clinical disorders that currently affects up to 8 percent of reproductive-age females. The condition is associated with … Full Entry »

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My infertility story

Years ago I wondered if I would ever successfully carry a pregnancy. I’d had a miscarriage, two surgeries, countless ultrasounds and many infertility treatments without success, and doubt began to … Full Entry »

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Baby Friendly Hospital Designation: What does it mean for Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women?

This post was co-authored by Nancy Hurst, director of Women’s Support Services and Lynda Tyer-Viola, director over Women’s Services. After several years of preparation and training, Texas Children’s Hospital received … 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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The more we talk about menopause, the better

In 1900, the life expectancy for women in the United States was 48 – which means most never made it to menopause.

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