Posts Written by: Karen M. Kish, MD

Cyberchondria – The Dangers of Using Google to Self-Diagnose

by | July 22nd, 2016

Nagging headache for 2 days…you could go to the doctor’s office. Or, you can consult Dr. Google since it’s faster, cheaper and more convenient, right?  However, the first thing that pops up on your Google search is brain tumor! Although a headache is more likely caused by stress, fatigue or eyestrain, search engines have a

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Zika Virus: The latest CDC recommendations

by | July 1st, 2016

There has been a lot of attention in the news recently regarding the Zika virus. Because there are more questions about Zika than there are answers, there’s a lot of confusion.   Here is what we currently know: The Zika virus is spread via the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. People can also

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How to assess your risk for developing Ovarian Cancer

by | September 18th, 2015

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! Here are some facts about Ovarian Cancer and tips on what you can do to assess your risk for developing this disease. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, accounting for 15,000 deaths annually. It’s estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop

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Is Addyi worth the risk?

by | September 4th, 2015

ADDYI is the “Viagra for women” –or so they say. The FDA recently approved Addyi (Flibanserin) for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. It is estimated that 40-50 percent of women have some sort of sexual dysfunction and this is the first medication the FDA has approved for this type of issue.

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GYNECOLOGY

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  • Annual Exam/Wellness
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Irregular Bleeding
  • Mammogram
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Density Testing