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Avoiding the Holiday Blues: Coping with the Holidays and Your Infertility

For many, the holidays represent a time of warmth, love and laughter, family and friends. But for those struggling with the life crisis of infertility, they can also be a time of anxiety and emotional stress. An overriding emphasis on children and children’s activities during the holidays can serve as an unwelcome reminder that one is experiencing yet another year of infertility – a roadblock in the quest to start a family.

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What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among US women after skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of death from cancer among American women, with lung cancer being the first. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime assuming that she lives to be 90. The incidence of breast cancer in women increases with age.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part III: Treating PCOS

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. We are continuing our series of blogs on the diagnosis and treatment of this infertility/reproductive hormone disease.

In Part II, it was determined that for women of reproductive age who also suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome, commonly referred to as PCOS, it is important to consult with a physician to determine if the PCOS is inhibiting fertility.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part II: Diagnosing PCOS in Order to Preserve Fertility

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We are continuing our series about the diagnosis and treatment of this commonly occurring disease in reproductive-age women.

In Part I, it was determined that polycystic ovarian syndrome, commonly referred to as PCOS, is the most common hormonal disorder affecting women of reproductive age throughout the United States.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part I: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms

September is PCOS Awareness Month. This is the first of three blogs we will be posting to help spread awareness about the diagnostic and treatment options for women affected by this very common reproductive system disorder.

Polycystic ovary syndrome, commonly referred to as PCOS, is the most common hormonal disorder affecting women of reproductive age throughout the United States.

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