What are the links between vaccines and autism?

Many parents are concerned over vaccines these days after so much media coverage about vaccines and their possible links to autism. Obviously, this would scare any parent and it has scared quite a few. However, this information shouldn’t scare you but rather motivate you to do some research and determine whether all of the research … Read more

What Is PID?

PID refers to “Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.” PID is caused by an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and other reproductive organs. PID is fairly common. The Center for Disease Control estimates that more than a million women experience PID each year. PID is a serious problem, and can be responsible for tissue damage in the … Read more

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Everyone has heard about hot flashes in women going through menopause. However, no woman really wants to experience them despite the fact that 3 out of 4 women do. If you can tolerate your hot flashes then there is really no reason to treat them. They are annoying, of course, however they are a natural … Read more

Is it illegal to not have my child vaccinated?

All 50 states legally require children to be vaccinated if they are entering daycare, preschool, or the school system. However, exemptions are available for families who have religious, philosophical, or medical reasons not to vaccinate their children. Not all states offer all three types of exemptions and exemptions may be challenged by the state in … Read more

Dealing with Anxiety During Menopause

Menopause and anxiety frequently occur together. It’s not uncommon for menopausal women to experience rushes of energy, exhaustion, panic attacks, body vibrations, burning chest, and other sensations both mental and physical. When women begin to enter menopause it is much more likely that they will experience anxiety and even depression. Many women find that their … Read more