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PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome This is the first part in a multi-part series on PCOS. I care for many women with PCOS and they've told me that there isn't a lot of information that's easily ...

Nurse Barb: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Part 1

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The N.Y. Times recently reported on a new blood test for Ovarian Cancer, OvaSure. What at first seemed promising, may not be, after all, because the testing was done on women who already have ...

Barbara Dehn: Ovarian Cancer Test?

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I just had my first mammogram using digital technology! What an incredible breakthrough. No more films to carry, no more little bandaid like stickies to mark areas of concern. And, there was a ...

Barbara Dehn: Digital Mammography

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How do they walk in these things? While sitting on the pleather seats in the San Diego Airport terminal, waiting for my Southwest flight, my gaze over the computer screen is calf level and ...

Barbara Dehn: Fabulous Shoes - A Podiatrists Dream Come True

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What is the DASH diet? Is this something for Olympic Track and Field athletes? You'll be hearing more about this type of nutrition this year. DASH is the acryonym for the Dietary Approaches to ...

Barbara Dehn: Ready, Set, DASH -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

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Ok, maybe not the best news EVER. But I suffer from these horrid little creatures and have painful bouts several times a year that last about 10 days every time. Even highly touted creams like ...

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