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What teens need to know about preventing pregnancy

What teens need to know about preventing pregnancy

By: Kelsey Gaffney, PA-C Did you know May is Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month? It is a month dedicated to educating teens on preventing pregnancy. A teen pregnancy is defined as any female between the ages of 15-19 who has had a live birth, abortion, or miscarriage. The...

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How to Ease Anxiety During Pregnancy & Beyond

How to Ease Anxiety During Pregnancy & Beyond

by Dr. Julie Meyer Pregnancy can be an exciting, yet overwhelming time. It is not uncommon for anxiety to accompany pregnancy and often peaks in the third trimester or after delivery. With anxiety, you may experience feelings such as nervousness, excessive worrying,...

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Feeling Stressed for the Holidays?

Feeling Stressed for the Holidays?

Here are some tips from us at Women’s Health Specialists: The big stressors that come from the holidays are money and time. The holidays can be especially expensive. Making a budget prior to any shopping can help ease the stress of spending too much. Yes, gifts are...

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Insurance Awareness

Insurance Awareness

On National Insurance Awareness Day, we would like to share some things with you to help you understand insurance plans.    Commonly used terms: COPAY – A fixed amount you pay for a particular service, typically for an office visit. DEDUCTIBLE – The amount you must...

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Searching for a Positive Outlook

Searching for a Positive Outlook

By Connie Masak, APNP “To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all” ~ Peter McWilliams “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” ~ Anais Nan I’ve been working on my personal outlook for probably half of my...

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When and how to wash your hands properly

When and how to wash your hands properly

How to wash your hands properly Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. It is easy to do and the most effective way to prevent the spread of germs from your home to the workplace to childcare facilities and...

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