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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The cervix is a female organ that connects the vagina to the uterus. While cervical cancer often times does not have any symptoms, the good news is that cervical cancer can be easily diagnosed with a Pap test. Regular Pap tests help to detect the cervical cancer at an [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Women

Are you part of the 45 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions, only to let yourself down and not follow through on them? It is common that most women want to eat less, eat healthier, exercise more, make time for the children, and on and on. According to WebMD, we need to follow [...]

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Exercise for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that is characterized by low bone mass and the deterioration of the structure of bone tissue.  This results in fragile bones and increased risk of fracture.  Osteoporosis also affects the posture, balance and breathing in by changing the center of gravity in later stages.  It is a disease that affects [...]

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Breast Milk: Did You Know?

Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it has several advantages over any milk substitute. Your milk contains just the right balance of nutrients, and it contains them in a form most easily used by the human baby’s immature body systems. Because it was developed for your human baby, your milk also is [...]

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Back to Basics: Part Two

If you’re a busy women who works outside the home and needs some help fitting a workout into your busy life especially during the holidays…here are a few specific exercises for you!  Last month you established the habit, 90-150 minutes of cardio in a week and some arm and leg exercise 5-10 minutes daily, alternating [...]

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How do patients benefit from seeing a perintologist?

Written by: Dr. Randall Kuhlmann For women that are experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, your healthcare provider may refer you to a perinatologist. Perinatologists often serve as consultants for regular obstetricians. In addition, they work with family physicians to manage pregnancy complications. In some cases, a woman may see a perinatologist regularly for the rest of [...]

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Trans-fats: Removed from Safe List

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that they were removing trans-fats from the generally recognized as safe list. What does this mean to consumers?  Basically, it means that United States food manufacturers will have no choice but to remove all trans-fat from manufactured food products, and restaurants won’t be able to cook with [...]

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What type of patients does a perinatologist see?

Written by: Dr. Randall Kuhlmann The vast majority of women have healthy pregnancies and their babies are born without difficulties. However, women with high-risk pregnancies often need a close watch for potential concerns or complications. Fortunately, there are many tests and procedures to monitor the health of both mother and baby. Many of these pose [...]

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What is a perinatologist?

Written by: Dr. Randall Kuhlmann A perinatologist – or maternal-fetal medicine specialist – is an obstetrician/gynecologist that has completed specialty training needed to understand and treat complex medical concerns relating to pregnancy that can involve the mother and her unborn baby. These concerns may be obstetrical, medical, surgical, and/or genetic complications, and may occur during [...]

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Back to Basics: Part One

It can be difficult to fit a workout into a busy life, especially during the holidays, as a busy woman that works outside the home! In December, you’ll receive the specific exercises that you can do. But for now, set aside time to move and follow the guidelines below to establish your habit this month. [...]

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