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Time off this summer?

by | June 20th, 2017
Time off this summer?

Teachers, students can use time off this summer for a wellness visit We understand that coming to see our Austin obgyns might not be first on your list when you have time off this summer, but we want you to think about all the reasons it might be the perfect time to give yourself the

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Prevent UTIs

by | May 16th, 2017
Prevent UTIs

5 surprising ways to prevent UTIs Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are a common and annoying problem, but there are ways to prevent UTIs. Bacteria cause the infection, usually in the bladder, but UTIs can occur in other parts of the urinary tract, including the ureters, urethra, bladder or kidneys. Our Austin obgyns diagnose and

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The Uganda Fistula Fund

by | March 21st, 2017

The Uganda Fistula Fund brings hope to thousands of women Like the majority of American women, you have probably never heard of an obstetric fistula; that’s because they have been virtually non-existent in this country since the early 1900s. It is a devastating childbirth complication that leaves women with a hole between the vagina and

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Prevent STIs

by | February 21st, 2017

5 steps women should take to prevent STIs While it’s common courtesy to put others first, we believe you should focus on the “I” in STI. It is so important to prevent STIs, sexually transmitted infections, because not all can be cured, and they are spread through sexual contact. The Centers for Disease Control and

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Screening vs. Diagnostic Mammograms

by | February 7th, 2017

The difference between screening and diagnostic mammograms Our Austin obgyns encourage women to participate in yearly breast cancer screening to detect breast cancer in its early stages – when it is most treatable – by having annual screening mammograms. Under some circumstances, our physicians may recommend diagnostic mammograms. It’s important to know the difference between

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