Pelvic Exams, a Thing of the Past? Learning Not to Dread a Visit to the Gynecologist

The cornerstone of good patient-doctor relationships is rooted in communication.  In the initial discussions, concerns are voiced and plans take form.  The astute physician draws from the mental playbook creating a differential diagnosis.  Focused physical exams verify or excluded presumed diagnosis. So, if a woman is without complaint gynecologic complaint, is the pelvic exam necessary?  […]

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Should You Get the Influenza Vaccine During Infertility Treatment?

flu vaccination during infertility treatment

Many people being treated for infertility are unsure whether to get the “Flu Shot.”  During the 2012 influenza season both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Health Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS), Division of Public Health Services continue to have a universal recommendation for influenza vaccination to anyone over […]

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