Peering through the smoke and mirrors – is vaping...

Vaping is not the latest fashion trend or diet fad. Vaping refers to the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs.    The...
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An invitation to independence - my five-point plan...

I have to tell the truth.   I have to let women know that cigarettes are one of the most addictive legal substances on the market. The product is...
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A simple guide to delayed cord clamping

What is delayed cord clamping? What are the benefits and the risks for your baby? How long should the delay be? These are just a few of the questions...
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: new facts prompt new...

In the past, I never used to ask a woman whether her mother had problems with infertility, irregular menstrual cycles, or excess facial or body hair....
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A fibroid you can be proud of?

Does your menstrual cycle inspire you to investigate stock options in feminine products? Is your lifestyle dominated by your monthly cycle? If you...
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Three reasons abnormal uterine bleeding should be...

One of the most poignant moments this past week occurred when a patient disclosed how long she had been bleeding. She was in her mid- to late-50s and...
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Three Important questions to ask on Valentine's...

The florists have been stockpiling roses and the aisles of every store, from Walmart to Neiman Marcus, are extolling chocolates and other merchandise...
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The "C" Word: Part 3, Myths 3 and 4

The recognition of World Cancer Day, February 4, creates an important opportunity to debunk myths that continue to exist in both developed and...
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The "C" Word: Part 2, Myth 2

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of World Cancer Day, coming up tomorrow, February 4, 2013. The UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) has...
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The "C" Word - Part 1, Myth 1

Is there anyone whose life has not been touched by cancer? Each one of us has, or will have, a personal relationship with the "C" word.  It's the...
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