Sexual Health

February 2, 2018

Urinary Tract Infections in Women – Why They Occur, How to Prevent Them

By Linda Gale, PA McDowell Urology Among the most common conditions we see at our urology practice is urinary tract infection, commonly known as UTI. These infections are (unfortunately) very common in women, and can cause severe discomfort. While UTIs are common, they can also be quite serious if not treated properly. Symptoms UTI symptoms […]

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April 19, 2017

Easing the Fear – Helping Abuse Survivors Prepare for Their Baby’s Birth Day

By Shian Ponder For many women, the experience of giving birth is one of the greatest moments in life. They look forward to that day with great anticipation and excitement. But for women who are survivors of sexual abuse, that may not always be the case. “For these women, giving birth can be a distressing […]

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March 10, 2017

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Awareness Important Despite Declining Numbers

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Women’s Health. The theme, The Best Defense Is a Good Offense, calls women to take effective steps to protect themselves and others from HIV. This day is an opportunity to join partners across the […]

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December 15, 2016

Prioritizing Intimacy – Tips to Reignite the Flame from a Sexual Health Expert

If you feel like you and your spouse or partner have “lost that lovin’ feeling,” don’t despair. It’s not uncommon, and it doesn’t have to be permanent. Like anything worthwhile, maintaining a healthy romantic relationship takes time and effort. Here are some tips and ideas to help you recapture some of the magic. Prioritize Intimacy […]

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