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What Can We Do About World Poverty?

There is no question that the single most important factor preventing the developing world from moving forward is a lack of education. This is particularly true for girls and...

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Is It Normal To Leak Urine As We Get Older

Urine leakage is inconvenient and embarrassing, and can prevent us from doing the activities that we enjoy. In past generations women were taught that is was part of life...

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Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Periods in PeriMenopause

An endometrial ablation is an outpatient, no incision procedure that destroys the endometrium, permanently. There are several brand names of devices that have been designed for this purpose. All...

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The Scoop About Hormone Pellets

Hormone pellets are tiny slow-release bio-identical rods made of estradiol, or bio-identical testosterone. They can be dosed differently for each patient, based on her age, where she is in...

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I Think I Need Hormones, But Aren't They Dangerous?

There is so much information available about hormone replacement these days that it is difficult even for doctors to keep it straight. About 18 years ago the largest study...

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What Is The Deal With Bio-Identical Hormones

Many of my patients ask about bio-identical hormones for treatment of menopausal symptoms, and it is easy to be confused with so much conflicting information available online and in...

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Challenge and Happiness

Being a parent makes me think about the lessons I want my kids to learn and the character traits that I hope they develop. One of my greatest hopes...

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On Racism and Women's Health

As I reflect on the events of these past two weeks, I feel drawn to share the story of my own journey with racism, and how this ties in...

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Why All The Controversy About Labiaplasty?

Many of our patients know that I offer cosmetic labiaplasty as one of my surgical services, and several times a year I read an article or posting suggesting that...

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What Is Non-Surgical Vulvo-Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Due to childbirth and the natural aging process, changes occur “down there” which affect feminine wellness, both aesthetically and sexually. It’s no secret that passing a baby’s head through...

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Why Would - Anyone Want A Labiaplasty

I have been performing labiaplasty surgeries for over 12 years, and after well over 500 procedures can claim to be one of the most experienced surgeons in the country....

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Menopause - from Gloom to Optimism

Around the time of midlife, women face what feels like the perfect storm as our meticulously arranged lives start to unravel. Disappearing fertility brings with it the stark realization...

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