December 4, 2017

Upcoming Programs for New Parents

Upcoming Programs for New Parents
New Classes Added to the Calendar for Westmed's Expectant Parents   Westmed Women's Health urges our obstetrics patients to check out our events page HERE to learn about the classes we offer new and expectant…
October 9, 2017

Protect Yourself from Cervical Cancer

Protect Yourself from Cervical Cancer
The great news is that cervical cancer, linked to an infection in the cervix called the human papillomavirus (HPV), is one of the most preventable cancers. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it's timely for Westmed…

Pelvic Pain Q&A

Pelvic Pain Q&A
Helpful Q&A from Westmed's Rachele Khadjehturian (NP), from the Westmed Urology Dept.   Q: What are some of the main causes of pelvic pain? A: Pelvic pain can be caused by stress, injury or illness.…
October 4, 2017

Mediterranean Diet: Good for You AND Your Skin

Mediterranean Diet: Good for You AND Your Skin
Contributions by Dr. Saryna Young, Westmed dermatologist A recent large scale study published in the New England Journal of Medicine was stopped early because the Mediterranean diet was so much better at reducing cardiovascular risk…

Breastfeeding Benefits for Mothers and Babies

Breastfeeding Benefits for Mothers and Babies
National Breastfeeding Month (August) brings a focus on mothers and babies and the best “first food”.   “Breastfeeding is the norm and the natural way to feed a baby,” says Dr. Bonnie Eilen, Westmed OB/GYN.  “There…