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Behavioral Health

Why Is Behavioral and Emotional Health Important?

Although women’s health is still growing as a field within the medical community, behavioral and emotional health for women is an equally necessary area to …

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Cancer Screening

When Should I Have Breast Cancer Screenings?

Routine screening for breast cancer is important so that patients can detect cancer early, which can allow for the simplest treatment and most successful outcomes …

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Secret™ RF

Secret RF vs. Morpheus8: Choosing RF Microneedling

When it comes to RF microneedling, you have many options. And with several devices available on the market, it’s often difficult to compare. While each …

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Secret™ RF

When Can I Start Wearing Makeup After Secret RF?

Secret RF is an excellent anti-aging treatment for busy patients because it can be completed quickly without the downtime of surgery. This also means that many of …

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Secret™ RF

What’s the Difference Between RF Microneedling and Regular Microneedling?

When it comes to non-surgical skin tightening, it’s hard to beat microneedling. This option has become one of the most popular and in-demand skincare treatments …

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Obstetrics

What You Need to Know About Anatomy Ultrasounds

Parents are typically very excited about this scan because they can find out the sex of their baby, but it is also very important for …

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Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Risks Factors You Cannot Change

While it’s appropriate to talk about and share the risk factors for various cancers that involve lifestyle choices, such as smoking, abusing alcohol, not exercising, …

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Cancer Genetics

Diagnosis and Treatment for Breast Cancer

As the second-most common cancer affecting women in the United States, screening for breast cancer is incredibly important to maintaining a woman’s health. On a …

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Cancer Genetics

Should I Choose Genetic Cancer Screening for Myself?

Genetic cancer screening is a complex topic, which is why doctors like Dr. Tamar Goldwaser work to help patients understand their risk and options. On an …

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Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness: Answering Top Questions

On a recent episode of Healthful Woman, Dr. Christina Weltz joined the podcast to review the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Dr. Weltz is an assistant professor of surgery …

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Cancer Genetics

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Recommends Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment

If you are a patient at Carnegie Women’s Health, you may have discussed your personal or family history of certain types of cancer with your …

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STDs

When Should You Get Tested for STIs?

STI testing can be daunting and overwhelming, but is a normal and important part of caring for your health. At Carnegie Women’s Health, our OB/GYNs can guide you through your options. …

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Cancer Genetics

Understanding Endometrial and Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer, or more specifically endometrial cancer, is the most common type of gynecological cancer in the United States. For this reason, it is important …

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Urology

Suffering from Urinary Incontinence? What You Need to Know

On our Healthful Woman podcast, Urogynecology specialist Dr. Alan Garely explained the basics of urinary incontinence in women.  In this blog, we will review a …

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GYN

Fibroids: Symptoms, Treatments, and More

On an episode of Healthful Woman, Dr. Silverstein explained a very common gynecological condition known as fibroids. In that episode, Dr. Silverstein reviewed what fibroids are and what symptoms and …

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Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment

On Healthful Woman, GYN Oncologist Dr. Monica Prasad-Hayes explained testing, treatment, and symptoms of gynecological cancers, which includes cervical cancer. In that episode, Dr. Prasad-Hayes and …

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Cancer Screening

What is a Colposcopy?

If you have had an abnormal Pap test result, your doctor is likely to suggest a colposcopy in order to make a diagnosis. This is …

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Birth Control

What Are My Long-Term Birth Control Options?

For patients who are done having children or simply do not want to have children, long-term birth control options are available. To learn which one …

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GYN

What is PMS?

On a recent episode of our podcast “Healthful Woman,” Dr. Caroline Friedman and Dr. Fox discussed PMS and its symptoms, diagnosis, and the difference between normal premenstrual symptoms, Premenstrual Syndrome, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. You …

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Annual Exams

What to Expect During a Pap Smear

On Healthful Woman, Dr. Stephanie Lam explained why patients shouldn’t “fear the Pap smear.” A Pap smear is one of the most commonly performed tests that gynecologists conduct, but many …

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Secret™ RF

Why You Should Schedule Your Non-Invasive Mommy Makeover This Holiday Season

If you’ve been working hard this year, then it’s almost time to enjoy some well-deserved time off for the holidays. If you haven’t already made plans, then …

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Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Protein

Reviewed by: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, DCES The topic of protein seems to go hand-in-hand with talking about regular eating habits and meal planning. …

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GYN

What is a Hysteroscopy?

Most patients want to avoid surgery as much as possible, and a hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows them to do so when faced with …

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Cancer Genetics

What is Ovarian Cancer Screening and How Does It Work?

Although you probably know that cervical cancer screenings are a regular part of your gynecological care, it’s important to know that ovarian cancer screening is …

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