Patient Care Blog

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Preparing for a CT Scan: Your Questions Answered

What follows is the second in a 3-part series on imaging procedures. The first part focused on mammograms, and the third will help you prepare your child to have an X-ray.

worker with myasthenia gravis disease

Myasthenia Gravis: What You Need To Know

While it may look similar to a stroke, myasthenia gravis is actually a rare, neuromuscular disorder. Learn more about how the disorder affects people.

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Podcast: Fetal Care Center

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Drs. Jessica Scholl and Ericalyn Kasdorf give an overview of the services offered at the Fetal Care Center.

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Summertime Sun Safety

Summer is fast approaching, and that means we’ll be spending more time outdoors. Sunscreen and protective clothing should be key components of any plan to keep your skin safe from the sun’s potentially harmful effects—most notably, its ultraviolent (UV) rays.

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Raising Awareness of Preeclampsia: How to Protect Your Pregnancy

Preeclampsia is a serious pregnancy complication that does not have to have serious consequences. Learn how to protect your health.

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Podcast: On Reproductive Psychiatry: Supporting Women's Mental Health Across the Reproductive Life Cycle

In this special episode from On the Mind, Dr. Daniel Knoepflmacher explores the complexities of women's mental health during hormonal transitions with Lauren Osborne, M.D. and Alison Hermann, M.D.

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Infographic: Osteoporosis Awareness

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease that older adults face, but many adults may not even know they have it. Take a few moments to learn about osteoporosis and why it’s too critical of a health risk to ignore.

 Friendly Female Doctor Explains the Mammogram Procedure to a Topless Latin Female Patient with Curly Hair Undergoing Mammography Scan.

Preparing for Your Mammogram: Your Questions Answered

In April 2024, the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce updated its guidelines for breast cancer screening, newly recommending that all women at average risk of breast cancer start undergoing screening mammograms at age 40.

Gynecologist doctor shows location of female pelvis with muscles.

You Don’t Have to Live With Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse pushes the bladder, uterus or rectum outside the vagina. Proper treatment can resolve symptoms and return confidence. 

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Infographic: Recognizing Kids’ Mental Health Struggles

Even young children can have issues with mental health, and many struggle with multiple disorders at once. Learn how to spot the signs.