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Navigating Endometriosis with Knowledge and Support

Navigating the complexities of endometriosis, a prevalent health issue among women, involves understanding its symptoms, risks, causes and available treatment options. “At Hoag, we offer the latest in diagnostic testing and treatment options to help the more than 11% of women of reproductive age who are affected by this disorder,” said Marc Winter, M.D., minimally … Read More
Published On: March 11, 2024

6 Ways to Support Bone Health Through Nutrition

Did you know that of the estimated 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, about eight million or 80% are women? Women, especially after age 50, are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis or the gradual thinning out of bones than men because the hormone changes that happen during menopause. These hormones can directly affect bone density … Read More
Published On: March 11, 2024

International Women’s Day: Navigating Women’s Health at All Ages and Life Stages

In celebration of International Women’s Day, let’s emphasize the importance of women taking charge of their well-being and embracing self-care at every life stage. Fast-paced as life may be, women around the world can make informed health choices to establish a foundation for a long and healthy life. Dr. Allyson Brooks, F.A.C.O.G., the Ginny Ueberroth … Read More
Published On: March 8, 2024

Nourishing Beginnings: Exploring the Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is not just a feeding method. It is a bonding experience for a mother and baby that offers numerous benefits; from providing essential nutrients and antibodies to fostering an emotional connection and reducing the risk of various illnesses. “In a modern society, where breastfeeding rates are influenced by societal norms, cultural beliefs and workplace … Read More
Published On: February 22, 2024

Nurturing a Healthy Beginning: Prenatal Infection Prevention Tips

If you are pregnant or have been considering having a baby, it is important to know that what you do to your body and what you put in your body can affect your baby. As we raise awareness for Prenatal Infection Prevention Awareness Month, it is important to spread awareness about the dangers of prenatal … Read More
Published On: January 25, 2024

Take Control of Your Breast Health: Understand Your Normal

While we encourage annual mammograms, one of the best proactive measures you can take for your breast health is to empower yourself with knowledge. Understanding how your breasts routinely feel and look is important so that if you detect any changes, you can discuss them with your physician. “In addition to breast self-exams, we recommend … Read More
Published On: January 25, 2024

Rest, Recharge and Revitalize: A Woman’s Guide to Sleep Health

Ensuring sufficient quality and quantity of sleep is essential for your overall well-being. This is especially true for women. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), sleep plays a pivotal role in helping women achieve optimal physical, mental and emotional health. The AASM emphasizes the significance of understanding and addressing the unique sleep … Read More
Published On: January 24, 2024

Maternal Patient is Grateful for Access to Hoag at Home Postpartum+

As a first-time mother, Sydney Linden found great comfort in Hoag at Home Postpartum+. She was amazed at the direct access and immediate responses the Postpartum+ team offered following the birth of her son. Anytime, day or night, the Hoag team was available to answer questions and ease concerns that came with navigating the journey … Read More
Published On: January 5, 2024

Patient Receives Unique Gift for Postpartum Support

Molly Brooks had no idea what to expect from a unique baby shower gift that gave her access to Hoag at Home Postpartum+, but she quickly fell in love with all the services it has to offer before and after birth. The Postpartum+ team, including Anne Ray, M.D., and Erica Golden, F.N.P., provided quality care … Read More
Published On: January 5, 2024

Guarding Your Health: The Advantages of the HPV Vaccine

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that’s spread by skin-to-skin and sexual contact. It is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Different strains of HPV are linked to most cervical cancers, genital warts and some rare forms of cancer of the anus, vagina, penis, mouth and throat. “Fortunately, there is a vaccine that’s … Read More
Published On: January 5, 2024