Uterine fibroids are a much more common issue than you might think. According to the National Institutes of Health, one study found that between 80 and 90 percent of African American women and 70 percent of Caucasian women will develop fibroids … Continue reading
As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. Depending on your stage of life, South Florida Women’s Care of Miami recommends four essential exams for … Continue reading
It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making … Continue reading
While most people are aware that breast cancer is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection … Continue reading
While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system. The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over … Continue reading
During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.
Of the 157 million women in the United States, the CDC has reported that only 433 lab tests have shown traces of the Zika virus. While these numbers may seem low, the Florida Department of Health has recently issued a … Continue reading
In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness.
Confused about whether you’re allowed to eat fish during pregnancy? You’re not alone. Nutrition becomes even more important when you’re pregnant because everything you eat impacts the baby’s development. The dilemma with seafood is that, even though it contains nutrients … Continue reading
I’m sure someone has told you “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.” However there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to … Continue reading