Category: Health

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The Link Between Repeated Withdrawal from Contraceptive Steroids and Adverse Mental Health: A Closer Look at the JAMA Network Open Study

In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers have shed light on a concerning connection between repeated withdrawal from contraceptive steroids during the monthly pill pause and adverse mental health symptoms. The findings highlight a crucial aspect of women’s reproductive health that goes beyond the physiological effects of contraceptives, emphasizing the importance of […]

Updated El Camino Hospital Visitors Policy–Effective November 1, 2023

El Camino Health Visitor Guidelines Effective November 1, 2023 Thank you for allowing El Camino Health to care for you and your loved ones.  Safety remains our highest priority. By order of the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, masking is required for all patients, visitors, and staff from November 1, 2023, through March 31, […]

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Maternal TdaP Administration in the Third Trimester: Protecting Two Lives

Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience filled with joy, anticipation, and a growing list of responsibilities. Among these responsibilities is ensuring the health and well-being of your child, even before they enter the world. One crucial aspect of this is maternal vaccination, particularly the administration of the TdaP vaccine during the third trimester. This […]

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Reduce Long-Term Risks for Cancer

The battle against obesity has long been associated with a multitude of health risks, including an increased susceptibility to various types of cancer. However, recent research offers a glimmer of hope, particularly for women struggling with obesity. A groundbreaking study spanning four decades has unveiled a promising link between weight-loss surgery and a reduced long-term […]

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Why Should I Get Tested for Hepatitis C?

As an adult American woman, your health and well-being are of utmost importance. Routine health screenings are essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and one crucial test that every woman should consider is for Hepatitis C. This viral infection can cause severe liver damage and complications if left untreated. In this article, we will explore […]

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What’s New in Weight Loss Medication?

Losing weight can be a challenging endeavor; for many individuals, it requires more than just diet and exercise. Weight loss medications can provide an additional tool to help individuals achieve their weight loss goals. In recent years, there have been exciting developments in weight loss medications, with new options that offer promise for those struggling […]

Veozah: Empowering Menopausal Women with Relief from Vasomotor Symptoms

Veozah: Empowering Menopausal Women with Relief from Vasomotor Symptoms Menopause, a natural phase of a woman’s life, brings about a range of physical and emotional changes. Among the most common and bothersome symptoms experienced by menopausal women are vasomotor symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. Fortunately, there is a groundbreaking pharmaceutical innovation on […]

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Fatty Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic acute fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a serious medical condition that is on the rise worldwide. The disease is characterized by the accumulation of fat in the liver, leading to inflammation and liver damage. NAFLD is typically associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome, and it is more commonly seen in men than […]

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Global Obesity Risk

Obesity is a major health concern worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2016, over 1.9 billion adults were overweight, and 650 million of them were obese. Obesity is not only a health risk, but it also puts a strain on healthcare systems and the global economy. This article will discuss the causes […]

Ramadan and Pregnancy

Sarah Azad, MD This Ramadan will start in the last week of March, and the fasts will last 14-16 hours.   Fasting during pregnancy brings up a lot of questions. Every pregnancy is different.  Each person has various medical issues, weight issues, and issues with their pregnancy, so please bring up fasting during one of your […]

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