Multifunctional technology yields reliable outcomes, enhances patient safety, and increases procedure efficiency This supplement was supported by a grant from Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Energy-based surgical devices, such as the Harmonic ACE® and ENSEAL®, allow surgeons to cut and coagulate with increased efficiency. However, the strengths and weaknesses of each device have not been debated. In … Read
Beginning in 1949, May has been declared Mental Health Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, an estimated 22.1%–or 1 in 5—of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. The statistic is about the same for children. Even more surprising are the signs you may have been … Read
April is a month for rain, cool spring weather, and lovely pastels. While it’s easy to focus on the baby showers and engagement announcements this month, it’s also important to help shine a light on your child’s health. You may have thought putting them down for their afternoon nap would be your biggest struggle, but … Read
Mark your calendars, ladies, because March 8th is the next big holiday: International Women’s Day! While its true many of us haven’t heard of this holiday, that doesn’t make it any less important (or awesome). Let’s start out by explaining why this holiday, of all the obscure holidays, is the most important to you: A … Read
Have you fallen victim to these ridiculous health myths? February is finally here, and you know what that means: you’re either gushing over those romantic V-Day plans, or planning to slim down before summer. As you’re browsing the internet and perusing magazines for quick tips, ask yourself: myth or reality? Even the savviest in women’s … Read
Over 40 and considering birth control? You have options. If you’re over 40, most likely your kids are grown or out of the house – and birth control is the furthest thing from your mind. While it’s true that fertility declines with age, women are not infertile until they enter menopause; in fact, it’s not … Read
Cervical cancer is, like all diseases, something you should watch for year-round. But a new year and a new season mean a fresh start – and a renewal of resolutions we’ve made and not kept in past years. Everyone at Walnut Hill will tell you that one of the best promises you can make is one to yourself: a promise to maintain and pay attention to your gynecological health.
“Are you dense?” That’s not a question you’d want to hear…well, ever. It’s also the name of a new campaign to increase women’s awareness of their breast type. The higher a woman’s breast density, the more likely it is that breast cancer won’t be easily identifiable with mammography.
Location – Meadow Lab B&C Price – $100.00 (Price per couple) This class is a two day series, meeting on Mondays and Tuesdays. The class includes topics offered in our Basics of Babycare, Infant and Child CPR and Basic First Aid classes. Babycare topics include: *Bathing *Diapering *Daily babycare tips *Health and safety tips The … Read
If you love your mother, food, and babies, you should know: World Breastfeeding Week is almost here! August 1 – 7 marks the 21st annual World Breastfeeding Week. In 1991, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) was formed to act on the 1990 Innocenti Declaration “to protect, promote, and support” breastfeeding. Initially, WABA wanted … Read