​​Everything You Need to Know About Hysterectomies

​​Everything You Need to Know About Hysterectomies

Though it may sound scary if you need one, a hysterectomy is the second-most common procedure performed in the U.S. for women, trailing only behind C-sections. There are many reasons why your doctor might recommend this procedure, and having some background knowledge...
Premature Birth: What You Should Know

Premature Birth: What You Should Know

Roughly ten percent of babies in the U.S. are born premature — more than three weeks before their anticipated due date. While premature babies have more complex medical needs than those born at full term, advancements in neonatal care have made it possible for even...
How to Talk to Your Teen About STIs and Safe Sex

How to Talk to Your Teen About STIs and Safe Sex

Discussing safe sex is a rite of passage for parents and their teens: one that’s gained such a reputation that it’s often referred to simply as “The Talk.”Indeed, getting into the details of the birds and the bees isn’t a parenting moment that’s often looked forward...
Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Urinary Incontinence Treatments

It’s frustrating any time your body doesn’t work the way you expect it to, but especially so when the issue involves bathroom habits. Urinary incontinence is one (often unrecognized) condition that can be extremely disruptive and affect your quality of life. We know...
Tips to Prepare for Your First Mammogram

Tips to Prepare for Your First Mammogram

Scheduling a mammogram can be daunting. From concerns about discomfort during the exam itself, to worries about possible findings, it’s normal to have some anxiety. But if you’re 40 or older, now is the time to get your first screening scheduled. Doing so can help...