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Urology Normalizing the Conversation Around Women's Bladder Health (and Seeking Treatment) Urinary incontinence and other bladder issues affect women at a higher rate than men. It's time to normalize the conversation. Obstetrics & Gynecology Am I Pregnant? 7 Early Signs You're Having a Baby The signs of pregnancy can show up before the pregnancy test says “yes.” Watch for these symptoms to see if it's time to visit your OB/GYN. Women's Center Healthy Steps You Can Take to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer So much is out of your control when it comes to breast cancer. Follow these tips to take back some control and help prevent it. Medical Imaging Genetic Testing Helps Calculate Your Breast Cancer Risk With a simple blood test, you can learn if you inherited a gene mutation that raises your chances of getting breast cancer. Plastic Surgery Your Alternatives to Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer You don't have many options with breast cancer. But you can choose how to live in your body after surgery. Medical Imaging New Technology Emerges in the Fight Against Breast Cancer The Iowa Clinic is the first in the Des Moines area to offer abbreviated breast MRIs for detecting breast cancer. Medical Imaging Thermography or Mammography: What's Best for Your Breast Health? Alternatives have arisen that provide conflicting information on the best methods of breast cancer screening. But experts agree that there's one clear winner in the early detection of breast cancer. Obstetrics & Gynecology Stop The Leaks: One Conversation Can Bring an End to Incontinence Bladder control issues can be difficult to discuss with your doctor. But female incontinence is a common condition with many successful treatments. Gynecologic Oncology When Painful Periods Become a Bigger Problem Endometriosis is known as an invisible illness. But the pain is real and there are scars to prove it. Plastic Surgery Life After Breast Cancer: What are Your Reconstruction Options? Moving on after breast cancer surgery means making one last decision about your breasts. Cardiology Knowing the Signs of a Heart Attack Can Save a Life You may think you know what a heart attack looks or feels like. But symptoms can vary drastically, especially between men and women. Gynecologic Oncology Get a Screen and a Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer Thanks to screening and vaccination guidelines, cervical cancer has become less common and more treatable.
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