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 […]