Your Health


 

Lab Work

#LabWork Did you know that you can come to the lab at May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology for most any lab work you need? Even if it is ordered by your primary care or another specialist, you can have your lab work done here to save you time and money. Here’s the experience of one of […]

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Flu Shots Here Now!

#FridayNewsFlash Flu shots are available now. Last year was a “high severity” flu season according to the CDC; make sure to protect yourself and your loved ones by getting a vaccine before the worst of the season starts. Anyone over 6 months of age (and especially pregnant women) should be vaccinated against the influenza virus. […]

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Could I Have a UTI?

After the cold and flu, Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are the most common ailment for women over age 18. About 60% of all women will have a UTI at some point in their lives, and 20% of women get them repeatedly. The Urinary Tract includes the kidneys, where urine is made; the bladder, where urine […]

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#ICECREAMINSERVICE

The providers and staff of May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology are always striving to improve education and procedures. Dr. Katrina Wyse held an in-service for the nurse care coordinators discussing diagnosis and treatment options for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Dr. Wyse enhanced the learning session with a visual demonstration utilizing ice cream….Delicious and educational!

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Tier One Status

Do you know that May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology is a Tier 1 provider with PennMedicine/LGH insurance (Eliance)? This means that employees or others with LGH insurance can see any provider or have lab and ultrasound services at May-Grant at no additional co-pay or cost–and often it is a less expensive option! You have choices in […]

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In-Office NovaSure - Jen T.

In early 2016, I met with Dr. Meldrum to talk about my periods which were inconsistent (anywhere from 20-45 days apart) and so heavy that at times I couldn’t even use tampons. He recommended different options that we could try and at that time introduced me to the Novasure procedure. Since I didn’t plan on […]

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NovaSure Testimonial - Courtney O.

Meet Courtney O. Here’s what she had to say about Novasure performed with May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology: I had pain and severe discomfort with my period. My flow was so heavy and the clots were so large that I could not even use tampons! When my doctor and I talked about this issue, he was […]

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In-Office NovaSure - Allison E.

Meet Allison E! She had an in-office Novasure to deal with her heavy periods. Here’s what she has to say: “My only regret about the in-office NovaSure procedure was not getting it done a lot sooner. After checking to make sure I was a good candidate for the NovaSure, the doctor explained to me in […]

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May 13-19 Women's Health Week

This week is National Women’s Health Week. Do you need help meeting your health goals? Scheduling your annual well-woman visit is a great first step! You and your doctor can come up with a plan that works for you. Schedule your visit today with one of the amazing providers at May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology. #NWHW

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Teens and Gynecologists

According to a Northwestern University national survey on Teens, Technology, and Health, 84% of teens have gotten health information online. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends young women see a Gynecologist before age 21. May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology can help your teen or young adult navigate issues and concerns specific to this time of […]

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April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month

April is STI Awareness Month. Did you know??? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):   • There are 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases) in the U.S. every year • The medical costs for these new cases are $16 billion • Adding […]

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Which Birth Control Method is Right for Me?

If you and your partner are not looking to add to your family, you should be using a form of birth control or pregnancy prevention. There are various types you can use depending on what is best for you, your significant other, and your lifestyle. Check out the chart link below and make an appointment […]

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Cold Medications and Pregnancy

Cold Season is upon us! If you are pregnant and suffering from cold symptoms, here are some guidelines for safe medications to try: For over-the-counter cold medications, check the labels carefully to ensure that they do not contain alcohol, sugar, caffeine, or aspirin. Medications that do not contain these ingredients may be taken as directed […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast […]

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The Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy

Flu season is upon us. It is strongly recommended that pregnant women receive a vaccination against this dangerous disease. Check out the following from ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists). What is influenza (the flu)? Influenza (the flu) is more than a bad cold. It usually comes on suddenly. Signs and symptoms may […]

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PCOS and Nutrition

PCOS: Nutrition Basics Diet and exercise are important parts of managing PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). This is because young women with PCOS often have higher levels of insulin (a hormone) in their blood, and many have trouble maintaining a healthy weight. Knowing the right foods to eat as well as the kinds of food to […]

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