Monthly Archives: November 2016

Staying healthy over the holidays

The weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year are a time of family celebration, fun and sometimes a bit of overindulgence. And that’s fine, as long as you balance the partying with healthy habits. This is especially true if you … Continue reading

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“Hands down the greatest medical practice I have ever dealt with”

“This is the only doctor in my area who without any hesitation took me in as a patient and treated me for endometriosis knowing that my goal was simply get healthy and not continuing with fertility options. He took time … Continue reading

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New test helps assess fetal growth

Abnormal fetal growth and birth weight are risk factors for chronic diseases later in life, including type 2 diabetes and obesity. A new study shows metabolic substances in a mother’s urine appear to indicate how large a baby will be … Continue reading

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Study: Tdap vaccine safe during pregnancy

The Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine is safe for pregnant women who hope to pass their immunity on to their newborns, a new study shows. The vaccine does not appear to cause birth defects or any other major health … Continue reading

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2 new podcasts cover diabetes, nutrition

We have posted two new podcasts for you to listen to at your convenience. In “Management of Diabetes and Infertility,” Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the correlation between fertility and diabetes. As the rates of Type II diabetes are rising every … Continue reading

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Hair today, gone tomorrow? Don’t worry–it will grow back

For new mothers concerned about hair loss, dermatologists say they needn’t worry. Many women experience noticeable hair loss after having a baby, and experts say it is normal, temporary and caused by changes in hormones. Excessive hair shedding after pregnancy … Continue reading

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“The most compassionate doctor we have ever met”

“Dr. Ziegler was the most compassionate doctor we have ever met. He made us feel comfortable from our very first appointment and we immediately felt that we were in great hands with his whole staff. We are very excited that … Continue reading

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Traveling this winter? Pack the DEET

If you are traveling to an area where the Zika virus has been reported, be sure to pack your bug spray. Insect repellents containing DEET won’t harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection … Continue reading

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Miscarriage linked to PTSD

Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, suggests a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive specific psychological support … Continue reading

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5 steps to preventing infections

When you give birth, friends and family members are sure to want to visit you. It’s great to welcome them and spread the joy—but don’t let them spread infectious germs as well. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) offers … Continue reading

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