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Marijuana: Is it safe during pregnancy?

With the indiscriminate use of marijuana today and the legalization of the drug in many states for recreational use, marijuana is becoming a problem...

How to achieve a healthy pregnancy with HIV

Since 2008, pregnant women in the United States have been required to undergo screening for HIV as part of their routine prenatal care. The...

4 steps to take when your baby has a fever

After I deliver a baby and the parents take their little bundle of joy home, they become used to taking care of their newborn...

Angelina Jolie’s new revelation a step forward for women’s health

In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, Angelina Jolie has once again impressed me with her courage in discussing the very personal...

What is molar pregnancy?

When a woman receives a positive pregnancy test, especially for their first child, the feeling of happiness and excitement is immeasurable. You look forward...

New controversy about circumcision raising eyebrows

When you go into a hospital, do you expect the hospital and biotech industries to make a profit from your surgical specimens? Well in...

5 things you need to know about a C-section

Millions of children are born in the U.S. every year, but some of them, either for fetal reasons or medical complications, must be delivered...

The humanity of healing: Doctors are people, too

As I sit here reviewing charts in my office, I came across a link to a story someone sent me that really embodies the...

Before getting pregnant, understand your insurance plan

Planning for a pregnancy is an exciting time for every woman and one of the most joyful experiences they will have in their lifetime. For...

New breast cancer study isn’t all bad news

I want to make women aware of the new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association that deals with the...