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Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

Osteoporosis:  The Silent Disease Hard to image that there are 2 million osteoporosis-related bone fractures occurring in the United States each year. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease affecting the bones.  The bones become brittle, weak and fragile causing a decrease in quality and strength leading to fractures and broken bones.  Women are 5 […]

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Confused about your A B C’s? We break down the science behind vitamins

The truth is the best way to get all our necessary vitamins, minerals and antioxidants is through a balanced diet. It’s not a secret – – we’ve all heard this common refrain from doctors, scientists, health experts and even our mothers! What you may not know though is that the average diet can leave gaps […]

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Top 10 Doctor Tips for Surviving the Postpartum Period

Your pregnancy has probably been a 9-month journey, complete with emotional and physical highs and lows. The final weeks leading up to the actual delivery can be especially difficult and unpredictable. Once your baby is born, you think your body has done all the hard work. So how come the postpartum period can sometimes feel […]

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Myths about the IUD

The intrauterine device (IUD) is an effective, safe and long-term contraception. IUD’s are small, flexible plastic which fits nicely inside the uterus. Almost all women including teenagers and cancer survivors with hormone sensitive tumors make good candidates for the IUD. European countries have as many as 20% of women using IUD’s while American’s have only […]

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