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email@example.comFor more than six months, Nancy McClain thought her abdominal cramps and low back pain were the result of a bladder infection. But when the discomfort wouldn't disappear, she headed to her gynecologist, who performed a pelvic ultrasound, revealing a...
Contributing writerA lot of personal loss led Cathy Reeser to embark on a career as a hospice social worker. March is National Social Work Month and Reeser shares some of her thoughts about the 12 years she has worked with Heritage Hospice. Heritage Hospice welcomes...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135. That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
How does somebody fight a one-in-a-million genetic disorder that makes a new cancer diagnosis almost as common as an annual bout with the flu? Lainie Jones does it with grit, courage and plenty of humor. "Oh, the joys of having veins like a heroin...
Sue Callison credits her sister with saving her life. "I remember thinking that she probably had breast cancer at my age because when she was diagnosed, she was so far advanced," says Callison, recalling the test she took when she was 37 years old....
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HealthFour St. Luke's Allentown Campus and gynecologic surgeons have been recognized for high-quality surgical care. Dr. Michael Patriarco, director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery; Dr. Tirun Gopal, Dr. Sheldon Linn and Dr. David Hanes recently were awarded...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday. But 60 percent of U.S....
Ten years ago, a Chicago gynecologist began to notice a pattern among her patients. Many of the women who came to Dr. Lauren Streicher for a second opinion after another doctor recommended a hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, didn't need the...
Faced with a family history of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, and a high likelihood that she might get one or more of the cancers, Amy Byer Shainman underwent a preventive double mastectomy with reconstruction surgery and a hysterectomy. "Surgery...
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment. For many...
KIAHTurns out too much of a good thing, isn't such a good thing. Let us explain, we told you about a grandmother in Maine who gave birth to her own grand-kid because her 25-year old daughter couldn't get pregnant due to a heart condition. That gave us all a...
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