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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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Are you having Thanksgiving at your house and want a really cool easy centerpiece for your table?

Well, this is the coolest, most elegant idea I have come across in a long time. You will need to have: faux fruit/gourds or use real produce A beautiful bowl or pedestal cake dish Adhesive “bling” – found at a craft/hobby store to decorate the produce Apply the “bejeweled” patterns to each piece of fruit [...]

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Where did the pink ribbon come from?

Ever wonder how the pink ribbon became the icon for breast cancer awareness? It all started when a woman by the name of Charlotte Hayley started to make peach-colored loops inspired by friends and family with breast cancer. Each set of five came with a card saying, “The National Cancer Institute annual budget is $1.8 [...]

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Do You Know Someone in an Abusive Relationship?

Written by: Theresa Sokup, Agnesian HealthCare Domestic Violence Counselor Tips for Family and Friends For Supporting Loved Ones Affected by Domestic Violence Domestic Violence is unfortunately very common and affects the lives of many men, women and children who witness the abuse or experience it firsthand.  Statistics show that one in three women around the [...]

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Breast cancer awareness: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s statement regarding the guidelines for screening mammography and breast self-exams

You may have heard in the news over the last couple of years, recommendations made by the United States Preventive Services Task Force for screening mammography only for women over age 50 and then only every other year. The USPSTF considers mammography not necessary for women age 40-49 because only one woman’s life is saved [...]

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WMH Women & Infants Unit Tour 24

Part Two: Parents as partners in safety

We consider your care and the care and protection of your infant to be our highest priority. We seek your partnership. The Women & Infants Unit has a variety of security features. In addition to being a limited access area, the unit also has door/stairwell alarms and surveillance cameras. Furthermore, to help ensure the safety [...]

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