On Aug. 22 2011, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) announced new recommendations to prevent blood clots during Cesarean Deliveries. The new guidelines will be published in Sept. 2011 issue of the Green Journal. Blood clots, medically… Read More ›
Pregnancy checklist: (√) Baby shower. (√) Ultrasound photo. (√) Flu Vaccine!?
I just got the Flu shot. You should too, especially if pregnant. It is NOT “just the flu”. If pregnant influenza virus can affect you and your baby. The best treatment is prevention. Read “5 reasons why you should be vaccinated” and more!
HPV: Can a sexually transmitted virus cause cancer?
Human Papillomavirus or HPV is the main cause of cancer of the cervix. It can also cause cancer of the vagina, vulva, anus and penis. We now have the means to fight HPV-related disease. PAP tests offer early detection of cancer. HPV vaccines offer prevention of infection. Now we need to raise awareness and spread this knowledge.
The post also includes recent discoveries in this field.