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Side effects of birth control pills, common and not so common
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Side effects of birth control pills, common and not so common

Birth control pills come in two types, combined oral contraceptives, and progesterone-only forms. Progesterone only pills are not used very often as they are reserved for special circumstances. Therefore the combined pills will be the focus of this discussion. All combined pills have the same estrogen in them, just at different doses. The progesterone in...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Never Miss a Mammogram
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Never Miss a Mammogram

It’s October, that time of year when things get spooky and pink ribbons abound. What’s so scary about pink ribbons? Well, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pink ribbons are the symbol of breast cancer awareness, a disease that takes the lives of over 40,000 women every year.  Here at Maiden Lane Medical, we’re...

Top 5 Women’s Health Issues You Need to Know About
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Top 5 Women’s Health Issues You Need to Know About

While women face several health issues specific to their gender such as endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, and uterine fibroids, the main threats to your health are so commonplace, you might not think about them at all. For example, heart disease affects all genders, but it’s typically associated with men. Women often experience different symptoms than...

Endometriosis could be causing your painful periods
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Endometriosis could be causing your painful periods

Menstrual periods have been called the curse for centuries. So it’s no wonder than many women assume that painful cramping and heavy bleeding are a normal part of womanhood. However, if you have to change your tampon or pad more than once every hour for several consecutive hours or if your cramping is so severe...

Is It Sanitary to Pee in the Shower or Should You Stop Immediately?
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Is It Sanitary to Pee in the Shower or Should You Stop Immediately?

If you have a health issue like a urinary tract infection (UTI), that bacteria can also get into your pee. Read more about what David Kaufman, M.D., director of Central Park Urology, a division of Maiden Lane Medical and an assistant professor of Clinical Urology at the Weill Cornell Medical School, tells SELF. Read the full article here