Latest Women's Health Shows

Why Do Women Have Hot Flashes?

Sep 6, 2018

6,000 women in the United States enter menopause each day. One-third of all women in the United States will be postmenopausal by 2020—most are baby boomers. Menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes, can last as long as fifteen years and can cause significant distress. Women's health expert Dr. ...

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My Breast is Tender, But I Don't Feel a Lump – Am I Normal?

Aug 30, 2018

Many women who experience uncommon breast pain immediately think of breast cancer. Dr. Kirtly Jones says it’s probably something else. She explains what can cause breast pain in women of different ages and the most important thing to do if one or more of your breasts feels tender....

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Late Night Snacks Could Increase Your Chance of Breast Cancer

Aug 23, 2018

A recent large-scale study is showing a connection between the eating habits of women and the chance of developing breast cancer. More surprisingly, eating junk food late at night may increase your risk. Women’s health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains what types of foods you should be ...

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Tubal Ligation or Tubal Removal: Which Procedure is Right For Me?

Aug 9, 2018

There are two sterilization methods for women who choose to end childbearing: ligation and removal. Tubal sterilization can also decrease a woman's risk of some types of ovarian cancer by 30-50 percent. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Paker Jones discuss the differences between tubal ligation ...

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Feels Like I'm Dying from Menstrual Cramps – Am I Normal?

Aug 2, 2018

It’s that time of the month when your hormones are supposedly out of whack, everything annoys you, and it feels like a shark is attacking your abdominal area. As much as you don’t like it, you know menstrual cramps are normal. But what if it seems like this time is the worst out of all the other...

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My Pap Smear Came Back Abnormal—Should I Be Worried?

Jul 26, 2018

If you get a call from your doctor’s office about an abnormal pap smear, you might start to freak out. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says it’s a good idea to take a deep breath first. Many times, the doctor doesn’t scrape enough cells and you need another smear. Dr. Jones explains the many reasons ...

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Why Does Vaginal Estrogen Cost So Much?

Jul 19, 2018

After menopause, a majority of women don't take hormonal therapy with estrogen and often find they have a sense of dryness or burning in the vaginal area. The good news is the treatment is easy. The bad news is the treatment can be costly. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about ...

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