Women

A woman can be many things in life….a daughter, sister, student, friend, wife, professional, mother, caregiver and more.  Staying strong and healthy makes each role easier, and makes life more enjoyable.

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  • Morning Sickness

    Dr. Weisman share several tips on dealing with morning sickness during pregnancy. 

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  • Pregnancy Heartburn

    Dr. Weisman shares her recommendations on coping with heartburn during pregnancy. 

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  • Pelvic Prolapse

    Dr. Sinha explains Pelvic Prolapse for women: what is it, how is it treated and what are the types of procedures. 

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  • Breast Cancer Resources for Tri-State Women

    Kathy Dockery, Director of the Deaconess Breast Center and Sally Britt, Community Outreach Coordinator for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Evansville/Tri-State affiliate talk about resources for women with breast cancer.

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  • Cervical Cancer Screening and the HPV Vaccine

    We’ve come a long way with cervical cancer.  Cervical cancer used to be the number one cancer killer of American women.  That number has gone down in recent years due to improved screening methods, but there are still improvements to be made.

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  • When You Gotta Go... Female Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is a very common issue, affecting as many as one in three women at some point. Urinary (or bladder) incontinence happens when you are not able to keep urine from leaking out of your urethra (the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder).

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  • Life as a Working Mom

    Meet Melanie - a young mother of this beautiful, active and healthy 8-month old baby girl! In this blog post, Melanie shares her breastfeeding journey and reminds all moms not get discouraged and continue to strive for your breastfeeding goals! She also reminds us to seek out help when we need it.

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  • What Women Need to Know About Their Heart Health

    Women sometimes think that they aren’t at risk for heart disease, but that simply isn’t true. More women die of heart disease and stroke than all cancers combined. One in four women die of heart-related problems compared to 1 in 30 by breast cancer.  Also, 2/3 of women who die of a heart attack had no prior symptoms of heart disease, and women die twice as often after a heart attack as compared to men.

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  • A Breast Cancer Story: From a Patient and Patient Navigator Perspective

    In August 2012, I found a lump. I was only 42, so breast cancer wasn’t something I’d really thought about. I had no family history so I didn’t really worry about breast cancer, to be quite honest.

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  • Lumpectomy

    Dr. Amhed explains a lumpectomy procedure.

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Understanding and Preparing for Your Mammogram
Mammograms are key to early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Learn what a mammogram is and how you can prepare for yours.
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Migraines: an In-Depth Report
A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light. In many people, a throbbing pain is felt on one side of the head. Migraines often occur more frequently in women than men. Migraines may also run in families.
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Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Fibrocystic breast changes is a commonly used phrase to describe painful, lumpy breasts. The exact cause is unknown, but hormones can make a woman's breast feel swollen, lumpy, or painful before or after menstruation each month.
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