Women today have a lot on their plates, so being stressed out is kind of normal. But if you’re anxious or depressed more than usual, you may have an anxiety disorder, depression or both.
Nicole McPheeters understands, both professionally and personally, the importance of having a mammogram. As the Breast Center coordinator at Providence Medford Medical Center, Nicole has been a mammography technologist for more than 13 years. But in 2012, she suddenly found herself on the receiving side of health care and is now a breast cancer survivor.
For more than two years, Shandy Welch, manager of our orthopedics program, worked tirelessly to bring a young Ethiopian woman to Portland for a surgery that will give her the opportunity for a much better future.
Babies born after 37 weeks of pregnancy are full-term. However, new research has shown that a baby’s brain nearly doubles in weight in the last few weeks of pregnancy. Also, important lung and other organ development occur at this time. And, although the overall risk of death is small, it is double for infants born at 37 weeks of pregnancy, when compared to babies born at 40 weeks, for all races and ethnicities.Read more.
Heart disease is the no. 1 "silent" killer of women in the United States beacuse more than 25 percent of people show no symptoms. Learn how to reduce your risks.
Relaxation drinks are the latest craze- drinks that contain sleep-inducing ingredients.
Learn about symptoms, risks and types of thyroid conditions, in advance of the Women's Wellness series presentations on women and thyroid disease.
Women's health exams: what should women be screened for, and when?
Amy Schultz, Ph.D., from Providence Brain and Spine Institute and Ken Weizer, N.D., from Providence Integrative Medicine Program review the difference between Alzheimer's and "senior moments".
Amy Paterson was 34 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. As she underwent subsequent treatment, the mom of a toddler son was confronted with the problem that so many cancer patients who are also parents face: finding child care that would allow her to get to all of her necessary medical appointments.