February is American Heart month.
This is a good time to refocus on what we can do to keep our hearts healthy. Do you know that one quarter of American's die from cardiovascular (heart related) disease?
What… Read More
What can you do about post menopausal vaginal pain? While the average age of menopause is 51, normal menopause can occur anytime between ages 40 and 60. Menopause is defined as no period for a full year.… Read More
Dr. Melanie Marin will be speaking again this year at the seventh annual meeting of the Endometriosis Foundation of America: Endometriosis Surgery 2016—Pursuing… Read More
October is breast cancer awareness month.
Breast cancer awareness seems to be everywhere. And yet confusion about screening for breast cancer is ubiquitous.
Should you get a mammogram? Should you examine… Read More
We now know that almost all cervical cancers and cervical dysplasias (precancerous changes of the cervix) are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). Since the mid-1900’s, we have screened women with… Read More
The pap smear is a screening test for abnormal cells of the cervix. It is a great screening test because it can prevent the development of cervical cancer. The pap smear was developed in the 1940’s by… Read More