Women's Health

Pregnant woman talks with a healthcare provider. March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

uterine-cancer March 4, 2019

Understanding uterine cancer

What causes it and other answers to questions about uterine cancer.

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Cancer Women's Health

Doctor speaking to patient about mammography procedure. February 13, 2019

Should you get 3D imaging in addition to standard mammography?

Here’s what you need to know about the difference between 2D and 3D imaging for breast cancer screening.

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Cancer Prevention Women's Health

When to get a Pap smear January 30, 2019

When to get a Pap smear and when it can wait

Don't mistake a Pap test with an annual exam. Here's what women need when.

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Prevention Women's Health

Pelvic floor physical therapy January 21, 2019

Pelvic floor physical therapy: dispelling rumors, creating understanding

Vanderbilt experts explain the pelvic floor physical therapy, how it can be beneficial and what to expect.

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Women's Health

January 7, 2019

What does it mean to have dense breasts?

An expert talks through what it means to have "dense" breasts.

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Cancer Women's Health

tired mother falling asleep playing with young children November 5, 2018

Sleep apnea goes undiagnosed in many women

Symptoms of apnea in women are easily overlooked. Here's what to watch for.

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Sleep Women's Health

August 27, 2018

Gestational diabetes: What to know when blood sugar is too high during pregnancy

This common condition affects many women during pregnancy, even if they weren't diabetic before.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

Menstruation and menopause August 6, 2018

Expert Q&A: Menstruation and menopause

From menstruation to menopause, how to tell if something is not normal with your cycle?

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