Postpartum Depression

Maybe you’ve heard that taking antibiotics can mess with your birth control. That’s wrong, because (with one very special exception) antibiotics have no effect on the most common forms of birth control.

Postpartum DepressionThose first days after your new baby comes home can be hard. You’re feeling overwhelmed by the responsibility of caring for a new life. Many women are anxious and find themselves crying more or experiencing mood swings for a week or so. It’s called the “baby blues” but what if it doesn’t stop?

Steps You Can Take Now To Prevent OsteoporosisImagine a concert at a 13,000-seat arena filled with women. That’s how many cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed each year in America. And the 4,000 women with floor seats? Cervical cancer will kill them.

Steps You Can Take Now To Prevent OsteoporosisOsteoporosis is the weakening of bones caused by a lack of calcium and vitamin D. It’s a common problem; a woman’s risk of breaking a hip due to osteoporosis is equal to her risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined. But osteoporosis isn’t inevitable and you can improve the health of your bones at any age with diet and exercise.

Why Adults Should Get The HPV VaccineYou’ve probably heard about the HPV vaccine if you have a son or daughter in their tweens. That’s the target age group for vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) because it can protect someone for life before they become sexually active, which is how HPV is spread.

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Southgate, MI 48195

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Brownstown Twp., MI 48183

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