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During this year’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, I advise you to please take time to check whether you, a relative, or a friend is due for Pap testing. In general, testing for most women starts at 21 years of age and, if results remain normal, is repeated every three years until 30 years old. Afterward, it may be repeated every five years through age 65.Learn More
Fingernails (those wonderful modified hair cells at the tips of our fingers) are great for scratching itches, scraping things, and adorning with polishes, acrylics, or decals. You may not know this, but fingernails often provide major clues to an individual’s health. Several nail changes to look out for include:Learn More
Summer is coming, and for many, so is a renewed obsession with outdoor activities. Aside from sunburns (please wear your sunscreen!), there are two very serious sun- and heat-related issues to look out for: dehydration and heatstroke.Learn More
At preconception planning and initial pregnancy visits, I always have a discussion with my patients regarding adequate diet and make a recommendation for them to take a quality prenatal vitamin, one that includes DHA.Learn More