For most parents, discussing puberty with their daughter can be an embarrassing conversation. But it’s an essential life lesson in order to make sure a young woman is educated about the changes occurring in her body. “Some girls enter puberty earlier … [Read more...] about The Birds and the Bees
The inclination to breast feed or use formula is a choice new mothers struggle with every day. While there’s no doubt breast feeding helps provide a defense against infection, prevents allergies and protects against several chronic conditions, many … [Read more...] about Is Breast Really Best?
When a woman experiences the devastation of a miscarriage, making the decision to try to get pregnant again can be a difficult one. “After a woman loses a pregnancy, it’s important for her to consult with her OB/GYN physician to try and find out … [Read more...] about Pregnancy After Miscarriage
You’ve no doubt seen the commercials urging parents to immunize their teen and pre-teen daughters against the human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus known to cause cervical cancer in women. But surprisingly, there has been a recent upswing in … [Read more...] about In the News: HPV Virus Linked to Throat Cancer
Most patients dislike wasting time filling out forms in the waiting room, anxiously awaiting test results or playing phone tag with their physician. WHMC patients don’t have to deal with any of that. Ellen Paxson, practice administrator, explains … [Read more...] about Patient Portal: Easy and Convenient
Gay and bisexual woman are found to have several increased health risks over heterosexual women. Heart disease is the #1 killer of all women, but lesbians and bisexual women have a higher rate of obesity, smoking and stress, which are the primary … [Read more...] about Lesbians Have Higher Health Risks