Posts Tagged: UofL Physicians – OB/GYN & Women’s Health; UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Ways to prevent birth defects

Finding out that you’re pregnant is an exciting time, and you are probably making many efforts to make sure that the baby is as healthy as possible. While not all birth defects can be prevented, there are ways women can increase their chances of having a healthy baby and developing healthy lifestyle habits too. According…
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Importance of well-woman checkups

As women, we know the importance of eating healthy, exercising, and general health exams. However, some women neglect to get their annual well-woman exam. While getting a well-woman checkup may not be at the top of your to-do list, making sure that you are continuing with your annual well-woman exam is important to maintain good…
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“Below the Belt” cancers need our attention!

September marks Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – a time to raise awareness for ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers. In the United States, more than 107,000 women will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer this year. For many years, awareness campaigns have focused on ovarian cancer awareness.  Although ovarian cancer has the highest rate of…
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