Advances in Women's Health

Advances in Women's Health

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How to Help Women with Sexual Issues

Hosted by: Lauren Streicher Guest: Jan Shifren Most research reveals 30 to 40 percent of women in the United States say they have sexual issues. A recent study examined how many women consider their sex issues to be a problem. With host Dr. Lauren Streicher, Dr. Jan Shifren, an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology...

May 5, 2014 | 15 min

Healthcare for Women with Disabilities: Challenges and Breakthroughs

Hosted by: Lisa Mazzullo Guest: Cassing Hammond What's it like to not be able to get a mammogram because the machine does not accommodate a wheelchair? What's it like to be a paraplegic and want to have a baby? These are just two of the growing number of daily problems facing the more than 25 million women with disabilities in the United States. Dr...

April 28, 2014 | 12 min

Managing Dual Conditions in Pregnant Substance Abusers

Hosted by: Lisa Mazzullo Guest: Mishka Terplan Researchers have no way to determine how significant the problem of substance abuse and pregnancy really is. Very few women will be open and honest when it comes to answering questions about elicit drug use. So how do doctors get their patients the proper help? Dr. Mishka Terplan, an associate profes...

March 31, 2014 | 15 min

How to Address Obesity in Clinical Practice

Hosted by: Lauren Streicher Guest: Sandra Carson Host Dr. Lauren Streicher continues her discussion with Dr. Sandra Carson, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, on how to tackle the issue of treating obese women. They discuss diet plans, lifestyle modifications, counseli...

February 24, 2014 | 15 min

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