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3 Things to Know About a Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by North Ohio Heart | Ohio Medical Group on Thu, Mar 23, 2017


A fairly common affliction among adults, a urinary tract infection (UTI) can cause pain — sometimes severe — and if left untreated, can progress into a more serious infection involving the kidneys. It causes over 8 million visits to healthcare professionals every year.

Whether you’ve experienced one or not, you’ve likely heard the advice that drinking cranberry juice can be an effective treatment and even preventative measure. But does it really work? Do you really need those antibiotics? Find the answers in these three things to know about a urinary tract infection.

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Topics: women's health

How to Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Posted by North Ohio Heart | Ohio Medical Group on Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Heart disease is the most fatal disease in the United States for both men and women, claiming over 800,000 lives each year. More women die from heart disease than all forms of cancer combined.

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Topics: heart disease, heart attack, eat healthy, women's health

Health Screening Guidelines for Women

Posted by North Ohio Heart | Ohio Medical Group on Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Even with your busy schedule, it’s important to make time to regularly see your doctor. Maintaining yearly check-ups and adhering to health screening guidelines can be the difference maker in preventing health problems or treating them early. 

So, how can you make sure you’re getting the health screenings you need? Talk to your doctor about the following screening guidelines for women and create a schedule depending on your age and risk factors. 

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Topics: healthy living, women's health

How Often Do I Really Need a Mammogram?

Posted by North Ohio Heart | Ohio Medical Group on Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Staying on top of your mammogram appointments is a crucial element of breast cancer early detection. 

Since finding breast cancer early greatly increases your chances of a full recovery, you want to make sure you’re taking the proper steps for your breast health. But with changing and sometimes conflicting recommendations, it can be difficult to know when and how often you need a mammogram.  

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Topics: breast cancer, women's health

5 Ways to Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer This Month

Posted by North Ohio Heart Center and Ohio Medical Group on Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Chances are, you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer—whether they are a survivor, family member or someone who lost the battle. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to join the fight and work towards a cure.

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Topics: breast cancer, women's health

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