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The Power of Friendship, Our 2018 Message to You!
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 30th December, 2017

Wasn’t 2017 an overly interesting year? I do not recall another year when I would rush home from work almost everyday to have dinner in front of the television to watch the news and read the newspapers. ...

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It's Hard to Be A Woman
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Saturday, 2nd December, 2017

It has been astonishing to watch the #MeToo movement, with one public man after another stepping down from their “pedestal” after being accused of sexual harassment. A notable exception ...

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Your Pocket Cheat Sheet to Help Reduce Holiday Stress
written by Gail Gaspar, MA, CPCC, ACC
on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017

By Gail Gaspar as presented on www.gailgaspar.com. Photo above copyright Gail Gaspar 2017. Holidays can be wonderful but many, if not most, families do have some stress associated with these gatherings. ...

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End Women's Cancer: A Run or Walk for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 5th November, 2017

This morning, a group of Lady Docs and friends were running or walking to help raise fund to end women's cancer. The weather was not so great in Washington D.C. but at least the rain was not so heavy ...

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The Quest for Immortality: Our Bias Against Death
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 29th October, 2017

Yesterday we were in Pennsylvania for our son's College Parents Weekend. My husband and son decided to see his college football game against Dickinson College. I have never been interested in spectator sports ...

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The Insanity of Wars: A Reflection on Ken Burns' Documentary "The Vietnam War"
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Last week, I was invited to speak on KindWorks’ Inspiration Day. KindWorks, formerly known as MoverMoms, is a local foundation started ten years ago by a group of mothers. They have participated in ...

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Stephen King's Movie "It" and The Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Sunday, 24th September, 2017

My husband and I had not gone to see a movie for a long time until last weekend. I was going to propose a romantic movie such as “Tulip Fever,” but we were told it didn’t have a good ...

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What's New with Flu (2017-18)
written by Pamela Prindle, R.N., BSN, CNOR
on Thursday, 21st September, 2017

The autumn months bring temperature changes and remind us of the influenza (flu) season that will occur soon. Influenza is a highly infectious virus that causes 20,000 preventable deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations ...

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The Global Meaning of Hurricanes
written by Thu Tran, MD,FACOG
on Friday, 8th September, 2017

This afternoon I delivered a beautiful baby girl. Her grandmother and mother did not cry as much as her father. He literally was sobbing and could not stop. She was their second daughter. Her five ...

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
written by Cara C. Simmonds, MD, FACOG
on Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

Many women experience discomfort in the peri- and post-menopausal period. The complaints vary but may include vaginal dryness and irritation, painful intercourse, lack of sensation with intercourse, leaking ...

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