Fertility Preservation for Young Cancer Patients

Aug 22, 2019

When parents are faced with a child's cancer diagnosis, they’re overwhelmed with fear about medications, surgery, and the possibility of losing their child. It can also be hard to imagine how cancer treatment now may impact their child’s future ability to have children of their own. Dr. Kirtly...

Health Minute: Will a Hernia Go Away on Its Own?

Aug 21, 2019

If you have a hernia and it’s causing you pain, you need to get it treated. Hernias will not go away on their own. Learn what treatment options are available from surgeon Dr. Rodney Barker in 60 seconds on this Health Minute....

How Jury Duty Can Impact a Woman’s Health

Aug 15, 2019

t may not seem like it, but being called away to jury duty can have a big impact on the Seven Domains of Women’s Health—especially if you’re a working mother. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains the history of women serving on juries, how it can impact your health, and how to appeal your summons ...

Rhinoplasty to Improve Breathing

Aug 14, 2019

Rhinoplasty is not just a cosmetic procedure, it can be performed to improve your breathing as well. It is a low risk operation, but with any procedure on your face, you may have questions and concerns. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Eric Cerrati discusses what you can expect before, during and after the ...

"I Thought It Was Covered?" Why You May Receive a Bill After Your Child’s Well Visit

Aug 12, 2019

You've taken your child to scheduled well visits, but a few weeks later, you receive a bill in the mail for their care. Aren’t well visits covered by insurance? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what happens on the billing side of pediatrics and how you may have accidentally asked for extra services ...

Rising Costs Force Some with Diabetes to Sacrifice Basic Needs for Medicine

Aug 12, 2019

Millions of Americans with diabetes inject themselves with insulin every day, or multiple times a day, to manage their disease. While that’s hard enough the soaring price of the drug has made things that much harder. Nurse practitioner and researcher Dr. Michelle Litchman discusses the plight of ...

Is Breast Cancer On the Rise in Young Women?

Aug 8, 2019

A recent study shows an increase in diagnoses of breast cancer in young women. Is some external factor increasing the rate of cancer, or are we just diagnosing more cases? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones dives deep into the study and shares her findings....

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