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Pap Smear Guidelines

Pap smear recommendations can be confusing for patients.  I can’t tell you how often a patient of mine asks me when her daughter should get her first pap smear.  And that is because things have changed so much through the years.  Recommendations in medicine are ever changing, especially as our technology improves.  Why?  Well, our…

Screening for Ovarian Cancer

I get so many patients asking about ovarian cancer how they can be screened for it. Ovarian cancer is the number one cause of death from a gynecologic malignancy in this country.  That being said, ovarian cancer is very rare, thankfully.  The lifetime risk of a woman in the US developing ovarian cancer is less…

Juicing

Do you juice? Do you know what that means? Juice is now not only a noun, it’s a verb too. My husband and I watch a ton of documentaries (we are so easily swayed) and got hooked on the juicing idea. We don’t eat many fruits and vegetables and we thought this would be a great way to…

You Ask Your Harrisburg OBGYN, We Answer!

Our office is starting something new: a different blog written by a doc twice a month. I’ve never blogged before. I always wanted to be the physician who answers the questions in the Vogue or Cosmo column “Ask Your Gyno.” That being said, I will always be interested in your questions. If you have a topic that interests…