Monthly Archive for September, 2017

: September, 2017

Talking About Women’s Intimate Health Can Improve Your Life

Karen Perry was caught off-guard when she started experiencing gynecologic issues that she thought only happened to “older” women.  Two years ago at 43 years old, Karen developed stress urinary incontinence and poor lubrication in the vaginal walls. Not feeling comfortable enough to discuss it with her primary care physician or OB/GYN, she kept it

New Treatments for Menopause Symptoms

Depending on your age, you may be preparing for it. Or it may have already passed you by. It can be accompanied by several symptoms, or you may not notice many changes at all. But if you’re a woman, your body is expected to go through it. It’s menopause. Historically, women have been known to

Five Health Tips for Young Women

These tips are presented by Aisling Lydeard, WHNP from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.   What is the HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccine and why should you get one?  The HPV vaccine is the only vaccine known to protect against cancer including cervical, vulva, vaginal, penile and oropharyngeal cancers. HPV