Women’s Health


Spring 2015 News from Dr. Elmaleh

Lorenzoclick / Foter / CC BY-NC Dear Patients, It has been a long, rough, and cold winter, but the sun is finally shining and we are all hoping for beautiful days ahead. Below are two interesting articles describing findings and issues that come up very often in our discussions together. The first article is a […]

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The Woman’s Heart Attack

seyed mostafa zamani / Foter / CC BY NY Times -Contrary to popular belief, breast cancer is not the leading cause of death in American women; heart disease is. Heart disease kills more women in the U.S. than all types of cancer combined and is dubbed a “quiet killer.” Why? Some suggest it is because […]

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Why You Should Assume Everyone Has Herpes

Giovana Medeiros / Foter / CC BY From Boston’s NPR News – A pre-eminent researcher on the genital herpes virus, known as Herpes Simplex Virus 2 or HSV-2, published a landmark paper documenting the striking rate at which people with no herpes symptoms can nonetheless “shed virus,” potentially infecting partners. Evidence has long been growing […]

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From the National Women’s Health Network: Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

HA! Designs – Artbyheather / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND This post is taken from a newsletter article by Cindy Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network, a non-profit women’s health advocacy organization in Washington, DC. The letter advises readers to better understand the diagnoses of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis, as well as your treatment […]

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Leeches, Lye and Spanish Fly

A METEOR SHOWER / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND NY Times – Throughout history, women desperate to end pregnancies have endured agony, considerable risk, imprisonment, and death. Click on this link to view full article

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Osteoporosis: Its Time to Stop Screening and Treating Healthy Women

Internet Archive Book Images / Foter / No known copyright restrictions National Women’s Health Network – An opinion article on how the FDA should limit bisphosphonate (Fosamax, Actonel, etc.) use to five years, and that clinicians should stop prescribing these drugs to healthy adults based solely on the result of a bone mineral density (BMD) […]

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