Body – Women’s Health

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month It’s a time to bring awareness to the importance of cardiovascular health and how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Learn more about heart disease and prevention from the American Heart Association. Go Red for Women®!  

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Dr. Jenny Seger: Reversing Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes

  Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or with pre-diabetes? According to the CDC, 38% of adults ages 18-64 have pre-diabetes, and as many as 70% of these adults will progress on to develop diabetes in their lifetimes (based on data from the American …

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Discussions with Dr. Ferguson

Owner of Earl E. Ferguson MD Plastic Surgery – ‘The Guy to Know in Alamo Heights’ By Lori L. Ferguson Questions were solicited from twenty-five different women of varying generations and backgrounds. What is a “Mommy Makeover,” and does it merit the hype? When is a good time to have …

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Women and Diabetes: Learn the Risk Factors and How to Reduce Them

By Paul J. Watkins   Diabetes is a chronic disease that can have serious, long-term effects on a person’s health. It is a contributing or exacerbating factor in a wide range of other health problems.   Aaron King, MD, is a family medicine/primary care physician who practices at MedFirst Primary …

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Breast Cancer and Infertility Treatments

By Jennifer Knudtson, MD One in eight women is affected by breast cancer. It is the most common cancer in adult females throughout the world. Better diagnosis and better treatment for breast cancer have allowed improved survival. Studies have shown that after completing breast cancer treatment, most young women would …

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