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Time to end pelvic exams done without consent - The Globe and Mail by Jodi K. Posted Sat 30 Jan 2010 5:24pm   Published on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 9:56AM EST Last updated on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 10:00AM EST Imagine that you are undergoing a fairly routine surgery – say, removal of uterine fibroids or hysterectomy. During or right after the procedure, while you are still under anesthesia, a group of medical students par ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Plan B Not Always Available The emergency contraceptive pill Plan B is not often prescribed by doctors and isn't consistently available in pharmacies, conclude two U.S. studies presented Monday at a meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in San Diego. Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved no ... Read on »
WELLtip: Checklist: 6 Top Health Checkups by Stephanie C. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 3:40pm Spring is a great time to take a moment and make sure you are getting the checkups you need to maintain your wellness! 1. Annual wellness visit: hopefully your insurance covers you for an annual checkup with your family doctor. Prepare ahead of time by writing down any questions or concerns you have. 2. Dental exam: most adults and children sh ... Read on »
January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm We start off 2009 on the right foot by recognizing January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. And honey, there’s nothing more important than your health! Last year, over 11,000 women in the U.S. were diagnosed with cervical cancer. The good news is that with the proper screening tools and early detection, almost 100 percent of cervical cancer ca ... Read on »
Health Tips for October 20 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Prenatal Care Is Important Getting regular checkups and screening tests -- what doctors call prenatal care -- is key to keeping you and the developing baby healthy during pregnancy. The website says here's what you should expect during prenatal care visits The first visit should include a physical and gynec ... Read on »
Johns Hopkins $190 Million Settlement Complex But Will Be Paid By Insurance Created by A Pool of Hospitals In the Northeast Year by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Jul 2014 7:10am Between the pooled risk insurance company and a second company formed a long time ago in Bermuda, this is where the payment settlements will come from.  As many as 10,000 patients may be splitting the money so when you break it down that’s not as large as it seems with the big dollar amount but still a good good chunk of change for sure.  ... Read on »
Pros Outweigh Cons, So I’ll Donate My Eggs Again! by Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm By Katie It started for me when I came across one of ARR’s ads looking for egg donors.  Egg donation was something that I had contemplated on various occasions throughout college, but at the time, I wasn’t sure if I was emotionally prepared to deal with it. After meeting with Mary Ellen, I realized that donating my eggs was something I ... Read on »
Vaginismus by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm My apologies for an absence! There were finals, work, a brief foray at an ivy league university, and two family emergencies–and my birthday was a week ago. Time marches on. Now I am back to talk about a subject I know quite a bit about–vaginismus. Vaginismus is a disorder of the muscles in the vagina, specifically of the pubococcygeus m ... Read on »
This Actually Sounds Like a Good Thing To Me (Mostly) by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:33pm A gyno in NYC (of course) came up with the idea for a new kind of spa --one for the vagina. At first blush, this may seem fad-like and part of a trend to make women conform to one standard of beauty . As those of us with pelvic floor issues know, however, this type of thing could actually start a new paradigm about how pelvic issue ... Read on »
Bacterial Vaginosis treatment by Ben L. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:01pm 1 Comment Bacterial Vaginosis Is Vitanica okay to use if there is no yeast infection, but rather just a lot of burning and itching? Answer: Hi there - You may have Bacterial Vaginosis. This is a very common condition and may be helped with Yeast Arrest, an oral probiotic and HLC CandaClear. HLC Candaclear by Pharmax is an effective product ... Read on »