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Common Birth Control Options

When it comes to choosing a birth control method, it’s best to learn about the different options and choose one that fits your needs and lifestyle.  “Some patients are concerned about finding an option that will cause the least weight gain, others are more concerned...

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Retirement of Angie Lipschutz, APNP

We would like to announce the retirement of Angela Lipschutz, Nurse Practitioner at Women’s Health Specialists. She has been a part of the Women’s Health team since 2009, but has practiced medicine since the age of 18. She will continue to see patients until May 1st....

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Have You Had Your Mammogram?

Have You Had Your Mammogram?

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting regular mammograms can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. If you are 50-74 years old, be sure to have a screening mammogram every two years. If you are 40-49 years...

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Getting the Facts about Ovarian Cancer

Getting the Facts about Ovarian Cancer

By Jeffery Cherney, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist One of the most devastating diagnoses for women is ovarian cancer, a disease that afflicts the female reproductive organs. The disease can strike at any age, but is most commonly identified in women ages 50 or older....

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6 Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

6 Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

By Elina Pfaffenbach, MD Obstetrician/Gynecologist Recently, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released the first medical guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of pregnant women exposed to the bacteria Listeria. Recent recalls of...

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The Joys (and Challenges) of Breastfeeding

The Joys (and Challenges) of Breastfeeding

Angie Lipschutz, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (APNP) August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, a great time to encourage moms-to-be to consider breastfeeding their newborns. Breast milk is the perfect food and nourishment for your baby. If you choose...

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