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Healthy Girl Workout

In my 12 plus years of caring for women, I have heard every excuse in the book for not exercising…. “I don’t have time”, “I have kids”, “I can’t afford a gym”, “I don’t know where to start”, etc. Weight is a concern for many of my patients. Excess weight also increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. I am a firm believer in healthy diet and exercise, both to lose weight and to maintain a healthy weight.

Healthy Girl Workout2017-08-16T16:31:48+00:00

What is the BRCA gene mutation?

According to the National Cancer Institute the BRCA1 and BRCA2 are genes that are responsible for producing tumor suppressor proteins. When there is a mutation in one of these genes it increases the chance that DNA damage isn’t repaired properly. This increases the chance of cells becoming cancerous. About [...]

What is the BRCA gene mutation?2017-06-06T23:44:51+00:00

Skin Cancer Awareness

Melanoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Rates of melanoma are rising rapidly, especially in younger people. In fact, cases of melanoma have tripled in the last 30 years, at a time when cancer rates for other common cancers have declined.

Skin Cancer Awareness2017-05-24T23:09:43+00:00

Moderate Drinking Defined

Drinking above these guidelines can increase the risk for motor vehicle crashes, weight gain, insomnia, high blood pressure, stroke, violence, suicide, and certain types of cancer.

Moderate Drinking Defined2017-05-27T21:55:08+00:00

Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are upon us which means more festivities and for many the dreaded weight gain. Let this be the year you do not gain weight. If you know you have an office lunch party then for breakfast and dinner choose healthier lighter options such as a veggie omelet for [...]

Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain2017-01-29T03:28:25+00:00

Is the MonaLisa Touch Worth it?

MonaLisaTouch is a laser therapy used to treat changes in vaginal health often caused by menopause. Common symptoms include itching, burning, vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse. It can also be used to treat similar side effects in women who have undergone a hysterectomy or breast cancer treatments. Read customer reviews [...]

Is the MonaLisa Touch Worth it?2016-09-29T19:10:23+00:00

Cheers to Peaceful Sleeping – Insomnia

We have all experienced insomnia - the inability to fall asleep or the inability to stay asleep. Occasional situational insomnia related to stress is common. However, chronic poor sleep quality can impact your ability to function at your best. It is not surprising that insomnia is often related to things [...]

Cheers to Peaceful Sleeping – Insomnia2017-01-29T03:28:26+00:00
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