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From the Heart

By Dr. Sherry Ross | Originally Published February 25th on The Huffington PostFebruary is Heart Disease Awareness MonthMost women are obsessed about breast cancer. And it’s true 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 […]

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Making Sense of Calcium

By Dr. Sherry RossIs 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. […]

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Postpartum Depression Is More Common Than You Think

By Dr. Sherry Ross | Originally Published November 4th on The Huffington Post 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. I thought it would be helpful to discuss this scary topic and how […]

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The Real Conversation – Domestic Violence Month

By Dr. Sherry Ross | Originally published on All Things MenopauseEveryone knew when Tanya was in my office getting a pap smear or having a gynecological problem. Her scented perfume of a Hawaiian vacation was noticed by everyone, including those patients in my waiting room. She was always coming from a Soul Cycle workout dressed […]

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Breast Cancer and Vitamin D, What’s the Connection?

By Dr. Sherry Ross | Originally Published on Huffington Post The fact is breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. As early as the 1980’s, studies began looking at the link between Vitamin D and various types of cancer, including breast cancer. Animal studies have consistently shown a correlation between low Vitamin D and breast […]

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What Are the New Guidelines for a Mammogram Screening? Dr. Sherry Explains

By Dr. Sherry | Originally Published on Maria Shriver Mammograms save lives, right? Or is it just a great business model, as some have suggested? Most women know the statistic, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. All of us know a handful or more of friends and family who have gotten “the call” […]

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and What are Treatment Options?

By Dr. Sherry Ross My stomach hurts unpredictably after I eat different foods, and I deal with awful aches and terrible diarrhea for hours after each episode. What’s going on? We have all been there before—sharp, painful stomach cramps and spasms that could be the beginning of a dreaded period, the result of being constipated for the […]

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