Abnormal Bleeding and Steroid Use By Dana Humes Goff, APN, CNM, DNP

Abnormal bleeding and Steroid Use

If you’ve ever suffered from an inflammation in a joint or tendon, your healthcare provider may have prescribed a cortisone injection or a prescription of oral prednisone. These steroid preparations are commonly prescribed and can greatly relieve the symptoms of a painful joint, tendonitis, arthritis, or other bodily discomforts. Unfortunately, for some women the use…

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Understanding the Pap Smear By Dr. Kaleb Jacobs, DO, OB/GYN

Pap Smear

No other cancer screening test has seen the success of the pap smear. Sir John Williams, in the late 1800s first described what would eventually be known as carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the cervix, or abnormal cervical cells that remain in the place where they first formed. Some refer to CIS as precancer. Identifying…

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Precious Steps By Dr. Michele Couri, MD, FACOG, ABIHM

Precious Steps

I recently read a very interesting article that discussed the optimal amount of “steps” that we should walk in a day to improve our health. Most of us are familiar with the “10,000 steps everyday” recommendation. This recommendation arose from a Japanese team of researchers who back in 2000 found that walking 10,000 steps everyday…

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Recipe: 15-Minute Chicken Shawarma Bowls

Chicken Shawarma Bowls

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 bowl) Ingredients 12 oz. skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast, shredded (about 3 cups) 2 tsp. olive oil 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided 1/2 tsp. cumin, divided 1/8 tsp. paprika 1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 tsp. minced…

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