Monthly Archives: April 2012

Coming Soon: Staff Story Thursdays

Coming Soon: Staff Story Thursdays

All of our Facebook followers have something new to look forward to every week! For the next series of Thursdays, we will be profiling staff at Denton Regional Medical Center using storyboards from our “My Story” campaign. It will be …

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What Are Uterine Fibroids?

What Are Uterine Fibroids?

Considering that nearly 20 percent of women may experience uterine fibroids during their childbearing years and half of women have fibroids by the time they turn fifty, these noncancerous tumors that develop in the uterus, or womb, are fairly common. …

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Dispelling the Myths: Why Breast is Best

Dispelling the Myths: Why Breast is Best

Most women consider whether or not they will breastfeed even before they become pregnant. Once expecting, the soon-to-be mom will read books, search the internet and probably even enroll in a breastfeeding class. These are great avenues to pursue if …

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Endometriosis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

Endometriosis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

Do you know what endometriosis is? This debilitating illness causes pelvic pain and painful periods for an estimated 176 million women around the world and 8.5 million in North America. Unfortunately, endometriosis also causes between 30-40 percent of women to …

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Am I in Labor? 5 Signs It’s Time

Am I in Labor? 5 Signs It’s Time

Depending on whether it’s your first child or a second or third, the signs of labor are not always the same. Some signs are obvious and others you may only notice if you are very aware of your body. Every …

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Menopause: 5 Things to Expect

Menopause: 5 Things to Expect

Are you anticipating the start of menopause soon? While many women feel some apprehension about how it might affect them, most can expect menopause to begin anytime between 45-65 years of age. Menopause is characterized by the ceasing of menstruation. …

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