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National Women’s Health Week

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National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week is a great time to focus on your well-being. No matter your age, there are things you can do every day to improve your health and prevent some major health issues. One thing you can do is focus on healthy eating and maintaining a healthy weight. Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov to learn more about healthy eating and find the right plan for you. Another great resource for personalized recommendations is https://healthfinder.gov/. Remember to also ...

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New Mammography Guidelines

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New Mammography Guidelines

Recently, doctors are recommending mammograms above and beyond the guidelines set forth by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This revision to the common school of thought is driven by the understanding that women’s lives are saved by early screening and early detection. Therefore, the recommended age to begin getting screened has been reduced to 40. This information was the topic of a recent breast cancer screening study performed by the JAMA Internal Medicine.

Based upon mammography’s potential to save ...

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Let Us Help You Understand Vaccine Schedules

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It’s never been more important to get vaccinated. Kids need to get necessary vaccines at certain times in their lives prior to beginning different scholastic milestones. As we age, we need boosters. Even adults who have been free of a number of diseases since childhood now need to consider vaccines such as shingles which can suddenly appear after decades of lying dormant within you. Use the available charts to see when you need to be vaccinated and for what.

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Guide for Pregnant Women and the Zika Threat

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Guide for Pregnant Women and the Zika Threat

The number of non-travel related Zika cases has grown substantially, more specifically in the Wynwood area of Miami, Florida. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recommends that people who reside in or have traveled to the area of Miami-Dade county any time after June 15, 2016, and show symptoms of Zika infection, should be tested for the virus.

Symptoms of a Zika infection may include fever, rash, conjunctivitis and arthralgia. The DOH and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) highly recommend ...

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Get Ready for National Women’s Health Week!

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National Women’s Health Week runs from May 8th-May 15th this year.  As an OBGYN practice, we here at SRB & Associates want to offer up some helpful tips to help you achieve better health and wellness for yourself.  It’s never too early or too late to begin living a healthy lifestyle!
1) Be Active
The secret is out:  living an active lifestyle can significantly lower your risk of a shortened lifespan caused by a slew of possible health problems.  Evidence ...

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