The Seven Domains of Women's Health

with Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones

Being healthy is more than just your physical health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones and her guests discuss and take your calls on all the aspects that contribute to women's health. You'll also get some great ideas how you can improve your health and the health of your families.

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No, Sleeping on Your Back Does NOT Necessarily Increase Stillbirth

Mar 8, 2018

A recent British study suggests women who sleep on their back during the third trimester are at higher risk of stillbirth. But, collectively as a department, specialists in high-risk obstetrics at ...

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Birth Control Pills Could Lower Risk of Uterine and Ovarian Cancer

Feb 22, 2018

At least 30 percent of women in the United States use oral contraceptives for their birth control. For a long time, there has been fear of a link between birth control pills and diseases such as ovarian cancer. But a new study suggests that women who take pills actually have a lower risk of ...

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What to Expect During Your First OB/GYN Exam

Feb 15, 2018

It’s on the calendar. It’s coming soon. Your first gynecological exam. For some young women, this may be particularly anxiety-inducing. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones walks you through each step of the ...

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When Should I Schedule My First OB/GYN Appointment?

Feb 8, 2018

Regular gynecological exams are essential for women’s health—but there can be confusion about when a woman should schedule her first appointment. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains some of the important factors that ...

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Women Are More Concussion-Prone than Men

Feb 1, 2018

There are many ways a woman’s brain differs from a man’s brain. For one, women are known to be more likely to suffer from migraines and headaches. In a study comparing male and female soccer players, women were more likely to suffer a concussion. Women's health expert

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Could Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Increase the Chance of ADHD?

Jan 11, 2018

During pregnancy, there is so much advice on what you should and should not do to ensure the health of your baby. This includes using over-the-counter medications, like acetaminophen, to treat pain rather than narcotics. However, a recent study has linked the long-term use of the drug to an ...

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Breakthroughs in Embryos Freezing

Dec 28, 2017

Recently, frozen embryos have been in the news with a woman giving birth to an embryo that had been frozen for over 24 years. Not only did the birth break a medical record, it brings up a lot of questions about what it could mean for future parents and the medical community at large.

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