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A Community in Crisis: Fibroids Severely Affect African-American Women

Contributed by The Center for Innovative GYN Care FIBROIDS AFFECT AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN DISPROPORTIONATELY Seventy to eighty percent of American women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50. For African-American women that becomes a staggering 90%. Even with an already high rate of occurrence, African-American women ...

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Important Vaginal Health Tips for Every Woman

Contributed by Sandy Funches- Guest Contributor When it comes to vaginal health, women often have several thoughts running through their mind. However, they are either afraid to ask them aloud or rely on myths instead of facts, leading to a scary ...

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Hormone Therapy Appears to Reduce Depression Risk in Perimenopausal Women

We’d like to share some very interesting and important information from the NE Journal of Medicine. Source://https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2668205 By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM Transdermal estrogen combined with oral progesterone lowers ...

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a serious condition that can cause blindness. Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma.  It is often called “the sneak thief of sight” since many people are unaware that glaucoma has few symptoms or warning signs in its early ...

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