Discussing pregnancy precautions and recognizing Birth Defects Prevention Month, by Dr. Cathy Roche

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect each year. While January is recognized as Birth Defects Prevention Month, the CDC also reminds us that not all birth defects can be prevented. There are, however, best practices that women can take to... Continue Reading →

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Get Pap: The importance of cervical cancer screenings, by Dr. Aimee Holland

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. As a women’s health nurse practitioner who has seen firsthand the devastating impacts of cervical cancer, my clinical scholarship is focused on spreading awareness about this preventable cancer. With routine screening and uptake of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, no woman in America should die from cervical cancer.... Continue Reading →

Celebrating National Nurse Anesthetists Week, by Dr. Susan McMullan

Each January, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), a professional association representing more than 53,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), celebrates National Nurse Anesthetists Week. National CRNA Week is the AANA’s annual celebration of anesthesia patient safety, CRNAs and student registered nurse anesthetists who safely and cost-effectively provide anesthetics each year. The week is... Continue Reading →

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