Uterine fibroids are a much more common issue than you might think. According to the National Institutes of Health, one study found that between 80 and 90 percent of African American women and 70 percent of Caucasian women will develop … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2016
As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. Depending on your stage of life, the following exams are recommended.
While most people are aware that breast cancer [?DOCHWID=tv3614] is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the … Continue reading
While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over … Continue reading
During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.
In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness in Plano.
You may have been told “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.” While that may be true, there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions … Continue reading
You may be wondering what’s special about May 8-14? This month, we at Associated Women’s Healthcare encourage women to take the National Women’s Health Week pledge.
If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone.
March is Endometriosis Awareness month – a good time to learn more about a disease that affects nearly 176 million women worldwide.