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April 26, 2022
Easy Ways to Improve Vaginal Health
A Jefferson nurse midwife weighs in with tips she offers her patients to keep their vagina healthy and happy, from foods to eat to safe sex practices.
March 31, 2022
How Midwives Work Alongside Your OB/GYN and Primary Provider
When most people think about midwives, they think about labor and birth. However, their extensive training in gender-specific health care that goes far beyond pregnancy.
March 17, 2022
Endometriosis vs. Endometrial Cancer: Key Differences You Should Know
A midwife and gynecologic oncologist debunk the misconception that the two similarly named conditions are linked, discussing their causes, symptoms, and more.
March 3, 2022
Capturing the Experiences of New Mothers during COVID-19
New moms participate in a research project to document the early weeks of motherhood with photos, and reflect on the challenges and adaptations of the pandemic.
February 25, 2022
Can Abnormal Liver Proteins Cause Heart Failure?
Neuropathy, sudden weight loss, carpal tunnel and fainting led to a patient’s 20-year journey to an accurate diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis.
February 1, 2022
Three Local Women Share Their Bariatric Surgery Success Stories
The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is life-changing. Here, women share their experience, including their struggles and victories.
January 27, 2022
Abnormal Pap Tests: What They Mean & What Happens Next
An abnormal Pap doesn’t necessarily mean HPV or cancer. Here’s what a Pap can detect and what the next steps are depending on your results.
December 17, 2021
COVID Vaccinations and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
We spoke with experts to better understand the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant and breastfeeding.
December 15, 2021
Here’s How You Can Survive & Enjoy the Holidays While Pregnant
A Jefferson Health midwife explains the impacts of stress on pregnancy and simple techniques you can use to make your days stress-free.
November 4, 2021
Breast Cysts vs. Cancer: What to Do if You Feel a Lump
Breast surgeon Dr. Susanna Nazarian discusses maintaining breast health and why it’s important to keep up with regular screening mammograms.
October 27, 2021
Surviving Breast Cancer: How One Patient Found Strength in Advocacy and Lifestyle Changes
Kathleen Stremmel, 67, recounts her breast cancer treatment and how taking an active role in her health made a world of difference in her journey.