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The Best Birth Control for You Now

The Best Birth Control for You Now

By Wanda Vander Wyst, PA-C “You’re pregnant.” That news can trigger an array of different emotions in women, depending on their reproductive goals. You can control when and if you wish to pursue pregnancy. The challenge is to find the birth control option that best...

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Exercising While Pregnant

Exercising While Pregnant

By Amy Schmidt, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist Exercise is an important component to a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity...

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Coping with Endometriosis

Coping with Endometriosis

By Jeffery Cherney, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist Endometriosis is a condition where tissue that normally grows inside the uterus (the endometrium) is found outside of the uterus. The most common places where endometriosis occurs are in the pelvis and on the uterus,...

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Muddy Fun for A Good Cause

Muddy Fun for A Good Cause

Bring your friends and get ready to jump, hop, bounce and splash your way across the finish line at the 3rd annual Warrior Princess Mud Run obstacle course on October 4, 2014. Women’s Health Specialists is proud to be a naming sponsor for this year’s event to support...

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Keeping Your Cool During Menopause

Keeping Your Cool During Menopause

By Jill Honkamp, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist Picture this – you are in a meeting at work or teaching in front of a classroom of students and it comes on out of the blue. First, your face and chest have a sudden sensation of heat that rapidly spreads to the rest of...

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Healthy Valentine’s Day!

Healthy Valentine’s Day!

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the easiest things you can do to protect your heart. February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month so we are giving away one copy of The American Heart Association Cookbook every week until February 28. It’s easy…just...

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5 Tips for Natural Fertility

5 Tips for Natural Fertility

By Elina Pfaffenbach, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist What’s more natural than having a baby? Assuming you have normal cycles, take care of yourself, and don’t stress out, you should have a very good chance of getting pregnant. But not everyone is so lucky. It is...

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More Than “Just A Pap”

More Than “Just A Pap”

By Connie Masak, APNP We often get asked this question, “I’ve read that I don’t need a yearly pap smear, so why do I need to come in for an exam?” There is a lot of confusing information out there, so let me try to clarify for you. In 2012, the American Congress of...

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Voted “Best of the Valley” 2013!

Voted “Best of the Valley” 2013!

Women's Health Specialists has been voted #1 OB/GYN Facility for the 5th year in a row! We would like to thank all of those who took the time to vote.  It is our amazing patients that have allowed us to with for another year in a row!   THANK YOU!     ...

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