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women’s health needs

Health Insurance

Pregnant? 4 things to ask your insurance

Kyoko Peña-Robles, MD, MPH

As your due date approaches, there are many details to consider. You may be weighing your options regarding pain medication in labor, wondering whether to...

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Heart Health

Women: Do you know the heart attack warning signs?

Michelle Konstantinovsky

Every year, thousands of women don shades of crimson to commemorate National Wear Red Day. The event is part of the American Heart Association’s...

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Live Well

Drinking and pregnancy: Your top questions answered

Kyoko Peña-Robles, MD, MPH

“What if I drank a little before I realized I was pregnant?” This is a fairly common question providers hear from newly pregnant women. If...

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Live Well

Should I hire a birth doula?

Ellen O'Malley Kato, FNP

Women who use doulas report fewer cesarean sections, reduced need for pain relief, and greater satisfaction when they reflect back on their birth experience....

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Health 101

7 Reasons to Love IUDs

Lindsay Sher, MD

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been gaining in popularity in the U.S.—and for good reason. They’re an effective, long-lasting, and...

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Health News

The Rap on NOT Getting a Yearly Pap

Kimberly Boyd, MD

“What do you mean I don’t need a Pap test this year?”  For many years, women have considered a yearly gynecologic exam and Pap test to be...

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Live Well

Does Hypnobirthing Work?

Stephanie Long, MD

Classes like HypnoBirthing and HypnoBabies promise an alternative to relieving labor pain, teaching women to use hypnotic techniques to make the experience...

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Live Well

Your Options for Pain Relief in Childbirth

Jesahel Alarcon, NP-C

Today, women have more options for reducing pain during labor and delivery than ever before. But there’s a lot of debate over which methods are best....

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