Vajaja, Kitty Cat, Cha Cha, Punani, Snatch, Juice Box, Muff, Red Sea Have you ever wondered why we give our vagina’s a name? One study of 1,000 women showed 65% said they were uncomfortable saying the words “vagina” and “vulva”
We have all heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” If we can control breast cancer through our diet and healthy living, we can focus more on prevention as a viable means to reduce the incidence of this common cancer affecting so many of our family and friends.
Colon cancer is common and deadly. It’s the 2nd most common cancer for women– first being lung, 3rd being breast. For men, it ranks as the 3rd most common cancer.
Of the 70 % of the cases where environmental and diet is the cause, who is at risk? 90% of colon cancer occurs in women over the age of 50. 70% of all colon cancers are due to environmental and dietary factors. The remaining 30% are due to inherited and “familial” causes.
It’s true that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. But what should really concern women is that heart disease accounts for one in three deaths in women.
January can be a challenging month as you come out of the fog of a hectic holiday season. Making New Year’s resolutions in February may give you a better chance of finding success.
On January 30th 2016 Dr. Sherry Ross gave a presentation for the “It’s Our Turn” Young Women’s Conference at Brentwood School. The presentation covers a variety of topics including, puberty, birth control, sexually transmitted infections, and feminine hygiene.
As a doctor with years of experience practicing medicine, even I am confused about what to take to help reduce the chance of getting a cold or reducing how long it keeps you out of commission. The list is long, but the ones I have chosen to discuss have clinical evidence to support their benefits.
Is calcium supplementation right for you? When people think about calcium levels in our body, most people think of what can go wrong: osteoporosis, hip fractures and bone and teeth weakness. It may be surprising to learn that over 98% of calcium in our body is stored and found in our bones.
There is nothing glamorous about postpartum depression… just ask Hayden Panettiere, Brooke Shields, Marie Osmond, Gwyneth Paltrow or Courtney Cox bringing to light their experiences of severe postpartum depression.