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How to Be an Advocate During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the past several decades, survivors, healthcare professionals, researchers, and supporters have brought their voices together to drown out the silence that once surrounded breast cancer. In 1985, the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries (now part of AstraZeneca, an oncology drug manufacturing company) joined forces in establishing October as

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National Breastfeeding Month: Facts About Breastfeeding

Even though breastfeeding is the most natural feeding process, mothers are often faced with both a number of challenges arising from it and misconceptions about it. For National Breastfeeding Month, which occurs every August, we’re going over some interesting and helpful facts about breastfeeding. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding Studies show that breastfeeding provides many short-

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Staying Safe in the Sun for UV Safety Month

For many people, one of the most beloved summertime activities is the simple act of going outside and enjoying the nice weather. It’s no secret that hanging out in the sun often makes us feel happier and healthier. In fact, taking in small daily amounts of sunshine has been proven to boost our mood, enhance

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Three Unexpected Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist

Sometimes we fall into a routine, even with an appointment that occurs only once a year, like an annual well-woman exam. It’s understandable to want to conclude your visit and return to normal routines and responsibilities, but visits with your gynecologist are an opportunity. At PGOMG, we want to ensure that patients leave their appointments

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Five Ways to Stay Healthy Through the End of the Year

There’s still time to kick-start any positive health efforts before settling on a New Year’s resolution. Taking care of yourself is essential all year round, but taking some time to refocus before one of the busiest times of the year is important too. PGOMG wanted to offer patients some options to consider that will benefit

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Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is Important

Every October, the color pink appears in many places as a reminder of breast cancer awareness and support for a cure. These efforts are important to highlight during October, but for women, they need to extend throughout the rest of the year as well. Awareness of breast cancer risk and symptoms should be public knowledge,

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Three Uncomfortable Women’s Health Symptoms You Don’t Have to Suffer

Historically, women have been conditioned to treat discomfort as a natural side effect of … well, being female. However, there at least three uniquely female health-related symptoms you don’t have to accept as part of your daily life – one at each stage of womanhood. Modern medicine can help relieve pain and discomfort when it

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Dr. Rebecca Yee Appears in Brown & Toland Commerical

Dr. Rebecca Yee of PGOMG recently appeared in a commercial for Brown & Toland. From Brown & Toland, “Brown & Toland Physicians is a community of independent doctors who work for their patients, and no one else. Some of our physicians care for generations of families, many volunteer their time to give back to the

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Five Women’s Healthcare Goals to Set for the New Year

Holistic women’s healthcare has a lot of moving parts — including everyday activities like eating, sleeping and brushing your teeth, as well as sporadic preventative care like mammograms and hysteroscopy. Here are five easy-to-achieve goals to set for the new year when it comes to your health and wellness. Schedule your annual exam. Don’t let

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10 Tips to Help Women Have a Healthy Summer

Self-care during the summer is just as important as during the cooler months. A lot of self-care simply involves being aware of what your body is telling you it needs and being proactive when it comes to changes or symptoms. It’s easy to dismiss the latter, and even easier to hope an issue will go

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