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
Throughout most of the 20th century it was considered risky for a woman to deliver a baby vaginally, or “naturally”, after she had delivered a baby via caesarean section (c-section). However, this is no longer the case. Vaginal birth after cesarean … [Read more...] about Is a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Safe?
Last April, Seymour Ziegelman, M.D., also known as “Dr. Z”, announced his wife of 50 years, Loretta, was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis. The illness has no recognized treatment and takes as many people per year as breast cancer. At the time, … [Read more...] about Dr. Ziegelman Retires
Ovarian Cancer afflicts more than 20,000 women a year, and about two-thirds of ovarian cancer deaths occur in women age 55 and older. Do you know the signs of ovarian cancer? Although many ovarian cancer symptoms are vague, signs often include: … [Read more...] about Signs of Ovarian Cancer