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The FDA recently approved Essure, a new procedure that gives women an alternative option for sterilization without surgery. It can be performed in an office or on an outpatient basis, and is more effective than tubal ligation in preventing pregnancy.
- Monday, December 1st, 2008
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
by Lori L. Arnold, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla What do acne, an irregular menstrual cycle, obesity, excess hair growth and infertility have in common? While these diverse symptoms may seem unrelated, they are all potential indicators of a condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ...
- Monday, May 22nd, 2006
Chrysten Cunningham, D.O. “The change” is a term often used to describe the 10-year period directly before menopause, known as perimenopause. Menopause, which is officially one year without a menstrual period, can raise a lot of questions and uncertainty. In the United States, most women ...
- Monday, May 8th, 2006