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When Friday evening rolls around, you breathe a sigh of relief. The work week is finally over, you can relax. But for many of...

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The following nutrition tips may help you live your 50's (the average age of onset for menopause) and beyond fabulously. Take a daily multivitamin...

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Hysterectomy Recovery

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Let's be frank: Some women's health problems are a little embarrassing to discuss. Blair Tolar, MD, an OB/GYN at Baptist Health Paducah, helps us...

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Options in Richmond

Baptist Health offers a variety of options for LARC (long-acting reversible contraception) contraceptives in order to give our patients the ability to make decisions around family planning. Our physicians work with the patients to find what birth control option is best for their situation and needs.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that causes a woman to have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods. PCOS can cause elevated male...

Managing Menopause

For many years, menopause was known as “the change,” that time in a woman’s life when her body transitions out of the childbearing years....

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7 Tips on How to Stress Less This Weekend

When Friday evening rolls around, you breathe a sigh of relief. The work week is finally over, you can relax. But for many of...