Dr. Janice Pressley Gynecologist

Uterine fibroids (“leiomyomas” in medical terms) are very common benign tumors of the uterus. They are not cancer and don’t become cancer. At least 50% of all women will have fibroids by age 50, and that percentage may be as high as 80% among black women.

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Dr. David B. Casey

Are you experiencing leg pain?
Leg pain comes in many shapes and sizes. It can be dull and aching or sharp and stabbing. Even tightness and tingling leg pain can be quite uncomfortable.

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Dr. Chinwe Aligwekwe, MD

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Every time I walk into the emergency room to admit a patient diagnosed with sepsis, I meet patients who are very scared but do not entirely understand their diagnosis. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to an infection and can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and potentially death.

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Dr. Vonda Ware

Identifying pregnant and post-partum women with depression is extremely important because untreated perinatal depression and other mood disorders can have devastating effects on women, infants, and families. Perinatal depression, which includes depressive episodes and mood disorders that occur during pregnancy or in the first 12 months after delivery, is one of the most common medical complications during pregnancy and the postpartum period, affecting one in seven women.

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