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Galactorrhea or Milky Nipple Discharge in Women

Galactorrhea is a discharge of milk or a milk-like secretion from the breast in women who aren't breast feeding or in women six months post-partum.

Five Things Your Nipples May be Trying to Tell You

Nipples can act as an early warning system for a host of breast related problems. Here are five potential issues that can affect your breasts and how these will affect your nipples.

Preparing for: Vaginal Hysterectomy

A vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive technique to remove the uterus. Vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgery that benefits patients by having only a vaginal incision, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery, reduced pain, and a shorter hospital stay.

A Laypersons Guide to Building Better Babies

While it is true that many women in their thirties and even into their forties have healthy pregnancies and babies, the fact remains that many struggle to conceive after the age of thirty

Flu Shots Save Lives

The best preventative measure to fight against influenza and its possible complications is vaccination with the annual flu vaccine.

Purdue Reformulated OxyContin to Reduce Abuse — Did They Succeed?

OxyContin was neither superior to old-fashioned immediate-release oxycodone, a cheaper generic, nor did it offer any advantage over other opioids like morphine.

Do Medications Have Psychiatric Side Effects?

Every medication, every procedure, comes with its share of side effects or dangers, some of which are missed by the most acute eyes.

Help! I Keep Interrupting People On Video Conferencing

Do you interrupt people or interact with a person who has this habit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let’s explore why people exhibit this behavior and examine strategies to stop

12 Things Pharmacists Want You to Know

Trust us, the money we are making barely covers the cost of our education. Most of us work more than one job. There are easier ways to make money.

Adjusting to a New Physical Disability

it’s clearly an extremely difficult process to adjust to having a physical disability. Learning how to adjust can take quite some time and is not a straightforward path

Is It Stress or Anxiety That’s Contagious?

The dynamic pairing of stress and anxiety does require management. If prolonged stress is not managed, physical health may be the deadly target and psychological and physical illness results.

Chemotherapy: Everything You Need to Know as a Patient

Chemo. A word that encompasses equal portions of dread, hope and despair. Many view it as a last ditch deal, a long, lingering chemical experiment which few survive or profit from

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12 Things Pharmacists Want You to Know

Trust us, the money we are making barely covers the cost of our education. Most of us work more than one job. There are easier ways to make money.

Understanding Hormones: the roles of Estrogen and Progesterone

How Estrogen and Progesterone levels affect women. These hormones play a key role in pregnancy and are also present in men.

Help! I Keep Interrupting People On Video Conferencing

Do you interrupt people or interact with a person who has this habit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let’s explore why people exhibit this behavior and examine strategies to stop