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Self-care During Menopause

One of the most well-known menopause symptoms is the hot flash, a sudden, overwhelming sense of being overheated, complete with the expected flush, sweat and feeling that you’ve just stepped outside d…

How to Protect Your Skin

The largest external organ on the human body is the skin. We’re advised to take care of ourselves with balanced diets, regular exercise, hydration, and regular physical exams, but we don’t typically hea…

How to Make the First Annual Well-Woman Exam Easier

We understand that attending your first annual well-woman exam can seem daunting, but we hope to assure patients that there is no need for stress, concern or worry. Annual well-woman exams are an…

Plant-Based Diets as Medicine: Food for Thought

The following blog post is originally sourced from Medscape. You can view this content from the original source here. Michelle L. O'Donoghue, MD: Hi. I am Dr Michelle O'Donoghue from Brigham and…

How to Get Birth Control

Are you thinking of starting birth control? Or considering switching to another form of birth control? In either case, the best first step is to schedule an appointment with your Pacific Women’s O…