One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. To put that into perspective, if you know more than eight women, chances are
Earlier today, Sheila Chhutani, M.D., an OB/GYN and physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Dallas, spoke at the Go Red for Women Luncheon in Dallas, TX. We caught up with her and asked
The annual gynecological exam, also known as a well woman visit, is a yearly preventative and diagnostic visit that serves to maintain your general wellness and monitor or diagnose some physical and hormonal conditions. It’s
Texas Health is proud to be the North Texas Go Red for Women Cause sponsor, joining the American Heart Association in the nationwide movement dedicated to raising awareness, improving health and ending heart disease as
There are many reasons why you may want to discontinue the use of your birth control. Maybe you’d like to start or expand your family; maybe you suspect your birth control might be contributing to
Pelvic organ prolapse is a type of pelvic floor disorder that affects around 3% of women in the U.S. Due to the sensitive nature of the symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), many women who
If you’re a woman in your childbearing years, you’ve most likely heard the term polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In fact, it’s common enough that you probably know someone who has PCOS, or maybe you’ve even
As a mom, it’s safe to say you already know that there are times when it doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day. After caring for your significant other, your children and
While you may have some apprehension about heading into your doctor’s office or imaging center, especially as the delta variant of the coronavirus has caused cases to rise again in North Texas, putting off vital health screenings could be doing more harm than good.
The CDC now recommends that women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or wanting to start a family get the vaccine. An OB/GYN answers your questions.