Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most prevalent kind of cancer affecting women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in females. One of every eight women will get this disease in her lifetime. Thankfully, most women can survive breast cancer if it is found early.

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How to Help a Friend or Family Member Heal After a Miscarriage

According to the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals, approximately one in four pregnancies before 20 weeks will end in miscarriage. Although the cause of most early pregnancy losses is unknown, health care providers, including SIU Medicine family medicine physician Tabatha Wells, MD, says oftentimes, women blame themselves.

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Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Key Facts You Need to Know

Pregnancy can be one of the best times in your life. If you’re pregnant, you might be filled with wonder and excitement about the little one growing inside you. You may also fret over your own and your baby’s health. This can especially be the case if you’ve learned you have high blood pressure during your pregnancy. Fortunately for you, the doctors at SIU Medicine are highly trained in helping expectant moms manage this issue during pregnancy.

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Endometriosis: What It Is & Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose & Treat

Many women regularly experience or have experienced menstrual pain before. For some women, despite continuously seeking answers to explain this pain, their physician may not be able to easily determine the cause. 

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Women’s Health 101: OB-GYN, MFM, REI are acronyms you need to know

As a woman, you may experience many unique health related issues and/or miracles throughout your life. And as you research various topics, you may see that women’s health has a jargon specific to the field. The following guide outlines three common terms linked to women’s health.

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