Humor – Why Men Aren’t Allowed to Take Messages

December 15, 2010

Ashkenazi Jewish Testing

A number of genetic conditions occur with greater frequencies in the Ashkenazi Jewish population.

These conditions include:

1. Cystic Fibrosis,
2. Tay-Sachs disease,
3. Canavan disease,
4. Gaucher disease,
5. Familial Dysautonomia,
6. Niemann-Pick disease Type A,
7. Mucolipidosis type IV,
8. Fanconi Anemia Type C,
9. Bloom syndrome,
10. Maple Syrup Urine disease, and
11. Glycogen Storage disease Type 1a

December 9, 2010

Sterilization – Essure & Adiana

Hysteroscopic Sterilization via Essure® or Adiana® are simple, safe and permanent procedures to prevent pregnancy. Essure and Adiana require no incisions as small, soft inserts are placed through the vagina and cervix and into your fallopian tubes that work with your body to create a natural barrier against pregnancy. These gentle procedures can be performed […]

December 8, 2010

Breast Cancer – Myths and Facts

MYTH: Only women with a family history of breast cancer are at risk.
FACT: Family history is an important risk factor for breast cancer, but approximately 80% of women with breast cancer do not have a known family history of breast cancer.

November 22, 2010

Adolescent Gynecology

Important discussions include normal adolescent development, menstruation, healthy lifestyle habits including diet and nutrition, body image, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and the prevention of pregnancy.