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November: Break Free from Urinary Incontinence Disorders Nov 1st, 2020

From urinary incontinence disorders. You may be experiencing issues related to urinary incontinence. These are personal issues that many women do not feel comfortable discussing. It’s time to start talking about it. Join us for a conversation about all the things our mothers, sisters, and girlfriends never told us about…...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 1st, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  This October, Women’s Healthcare Associates of Redding, is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point....

September is PCOS Awareness Month Sep 1st, 2020

PCOS DIAGNOSIS There is not one special test that can diagnose PCOS. Your doctor will start by asking questions about your medical history of symptoms such as irregular or skipped periods, weight changes, hair changes, and acne. Your doctor will also ask about your family’s medical history. Your doctor will...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month Aug 1st, 2020

You probably know that when you are pregnant, you share everything with your baby. That means when you get vaccines, you aren’t just protecting yourself – you are giving your baby some early protection too.  You should get a flu shot and whooping cough vaccine (also called Tdap) during each pregnancy...

July: Happy Summertime! Jul 1st, 2020

Happy Summertime!!!   You probably already know that tanning, whether it’s out at the beach or indoors in a tanning bed – isn’t a good idea for anyone, since plenty of research shows that it can cause skin cancer, not to mention wrinkles and other skin issues.  But pregnant women are especially...

June 4th is National Cancer Survivor Day Jun 1st, 2020

Have a Happy and Healthy Summer With summertime arriving it is the perfect time to remind you about the importance of being safe in the sun.  Skin cancer is a growing epidemic.  Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate,...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month May 30th, 2020

Know the Warning Signs Trying to tell the difference between what expected behaviors are and what might be the signs of a mental illness isn’t always easy. There’s no easy test that can let someone know if there is mental illness or if actions and thoughts might be typical behaviors...

It's April and Spring is Here! Apr 12th, 2020

Spring is finally rolling around the corner and for most of us, that’s a big relief.  For many others, however, this revival of life also means the return of sneezing, coughing, wheezing, itching and other vexing symptoms of spring allergies, commonly known as hay fever.  To help you better prepare for the allergy...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Mar 1st, 2020

Preventable, Treatable and Beatable Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The best way to prevent...

February is American Heart Health Month Feb 1st, 2020

Women’s Healthcare Associates of Redding proudly participates in activities that educate women about the risks of Heart Disease This month is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention.  Below are some statistics about heart disease, a leading cause of death in the United States. Do you...

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month Jan 1st, 2020

Happy New Year!!!  It is a new Year…  Are you Ready for a New You? During the holidays you may have neglected your health and are feeling the effects now.   Rest assured that the chaos of the season is officially behind you so it is the ideal time to reset your priorities.  It...