women's health

HPV Vaccine Reduced Cervical Abnormalities

Young women who received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a school-based program had fewer cervical cell anomalies when screened for cervical cancer, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Tips to Prevent Morning Sickness

According to US and UK data from public health authorities, morning sickness affects over half of all pregnant mothers. It is generally related to an increase in estrogen levels, low blood sugar counts, and a greater susceptibility to some smells. Often, morning sickness occurs in the early hours of the morning and will ease up somewhat as the day goes on.

At times, morning sickness can be mild. However, the pregnant mother may at other times feel so nauseous that she will vomit. In most cases, morning sickness settles down by the end of the first trimester.

Kick Off Your New Year With a Physician-Supervised Weight-Loss Program

Need to make some changes in your health?

Women - Lower Your Holiday Stress

It's no surprise that the holidays, although wonderful, can be a stressful time for all. Recently an expert warns that the stress of making holiday time a happy time can put women at risk for heart problems.

Featured Mammogram Technician: Diane Burrus R.T. (R)(M)(ARRT)

In honor of Breast Cancer Awereness Month, we are featuring our Mammography Technicians throughout October. We asked each Tech to share what this month means to her individually. Diane shares her story below.

Featured Mammogram Technician: Karyn Ronau

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will be featuring our Mammography Technicians throughout October. We asked each Tech to share what this month means to her individually. Karyn, who started working for Columbus OB-GYN in October, 1987 shares her story below.

“I’ve been a mammographer for 30 years. I can’t see myself doing anything else or working at any other facility. I am very passionate about mammography because I’ve witnessed countless women beat breast cancer because they come in for their annual mammogram screening.

Dr. Olah Participates in Pelotonia

Our very own Dr. Olah completed 50 miles in Pelotonia for the second year in a row. She rode with team Ascena and her friend Gaby Haffer. This is why she rides: "Pelotonia is an amazing experience. Everything from the crowds on the side of the road, to the riders as they announce who they are riding for is so moving and powerful. Every moment of the day holds so much meaning. Over the last year, I have been a part of many patients' lives who have been diagnosed with cancer.