Women’s Health: Heart Disease – What You Need to Know

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Every year, nearly one million women die from heart disease and stroke. This number is staggering, and it’s time to do something about it. In this blog post, we will discuss heart disease in women and what you need to know […]

Everything You Need to Know About Mammograms

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in U.S. It’s also the second-leading cause of cancer death. Mammograms are the best primary tool for breast cancer screening. Regular mammograms greatly increase the chance of detecting breast cancer early. Early detection and treatment significantly increase survival rates. But going to get your first […]

Tips for Dealing with Menopause at Work

Some women have a smooth menopause transition, with little impact, while others may suffer from uncomfortable and even debilitating symptoms. Menopause can make you feel off-balance and unlike yourself. Hot flashes, insomnia, weight gain, night sweats, and mood swings can make it difficult enough at home — but what about the workplace? This period of […]

5 Important Reasons to Visit the OBGYN Every Year

Women’s health care is incredibly important, and that’s why there are some of the best OBGYNs out there to help women with their specific health care needs. While there is no one reason to see a gynecologist, there are certain circumstances that certainly warrant a visit. Breast health screening services Breast exams are most commonly […]

Exploring Common Reasons to Get an Ultrasound (Other Than Pregnancy)

Ultrasounds are performed for many reasons, and one of the most common is for pregnancy. That being said, it helps to understand the other reasons ultrasounds are performed in case you come down with a medical issue that an ultrasound can help to diagnose. With that in mind, here are a few reasons you may […]

Do You Need a Breast Health Screening? These Signs Say ‘Yes’

Many people seeking womens health care work with a gynecologist to address issues related to fertility. In fact, 6.7 million women ages 15 to 44 have impaired fecundity (impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a baby to term). However, gynecologists and OBGYN specialists also work in other aspects of womens health, like breast health […]

Choosing the Right OBGYN: Exploring Areas of Specialty

Womens health care encompasses many different aspects, and an OBGYN is the general term for a doctor specializing in this field of study. However, there are a number of specialized branches of womens health care that can be exceedingly helpful for certain reproductive issues. Before deciding which type of OBGYN specialists you need to see, […]

More than a PAP SMEAR: Why women over 50 still need an Annual Gynecologic Exam

Have you been skipping your annual visit with your gynecologist? Or getting a pap smear at your primary care physician’s office? If so, you may be missing out on a critically important yearly visit with the specialist who best understands women’s health issues. We asked WomanCare at NCH’s Obstetrician and Gynecologist Randall Kahan, M.D. why […]

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