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What are plugged ducts?

What are plugged ducts?

A plugged duct occurs when the milk passageways in the breast become blocked. Plugged ducts are a common problem associated with breastfeeding. They happen when the milk is not drained fully from the breast or when there is too much pressure inside the breast. Milk...

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What you need to know about Ovarian Cancer

What you need to know about Ovarian Cancer

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

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What You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections

By Connie Masak Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are a common problem for women and can cause significant discomfort, if not treated properly. In fact, during reproductive years, women are 50 times more likely to have a UTI. Fortunately, the expert team at Women’s...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

By Molly O’Neill Every new mother has the choice to decide if they want to breastfeed or formula feed their baby. It is important to understand all the facts before making a final decision especially since each mother and baby is different and requires different...

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