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Recognizing National Infertility Awareness Week

Recognizing National Infertility Awareness Week

This month we’re standing with the N.I.A. to recognize infertility awareness with a focus on preconception counseling, because that’s where education begins.  With preconception counseling at W.H.O.C., Dr. Cothran follows your journey from planning to your first positive pregnancy test or, if needed, referral to a specialist after 12 months of trying without success. Whether…

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A Bouquet of Honors for Breast Cancer Awareness

A Bouquet of Honors for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Brings Autumn’s Bouquet Among the multi-colors of Autumn this month is a beautiful streak of pink. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we honor victors in the battle against breast cancer, and cherish the memory of brave heroes we’ve lost. Women’s Health of Chicago supports survivors, many who’ve fought breast cancer multiple times,…

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Back to College? Don’t Forget Your Physical

Back to College? Don’t Forget Your Physical

Why it’s important to schedule back-to-college physicals The last few weeks before young women head to college for the first time can be frenzied. It’s easy to forget to schedule a physical examination before you go. However, among back-to-school priorities, getting a physical before arriving on campus gives students a significant advantage. It’s always helpful to…

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The Fight Against Pelvic Pain

The Fight Against Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain, and related painful syndromes, which can be more difficult to describe, require thorough diagnostic protocols to determine the cause in each specific case. Therefore, it’s important that your primary care physician have a good relationship with a women’s health specialist who is following your overall health as well as your OB-GYN needs. That’s why…

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