March 2014

 
Colorado Women's Health
Chronic UTI: More Than Meets the Eye | For 15 years, Marie though she had been dealing with chronic UTIs, but it actually turned out to be much more. Read more>>

 
Obesity and infertility may be linked.

Infertility: The Role
of Male Obesity

The infertility rate in the U.S. is at an all-time high and Advanced Reproductive Medicine's Dr. Polotsky thinks it may be connected to the rise in obesity. But it may not just be overweight women who have trouble with infertility: A man's excess weight also plays a role. 

 

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Dr. Stephanie Teal discusses the controversy over increased blood clots in women from hormonal birth control.

Are You At Risk for Blood Clots?

Dr. Stephanie Teal from University of Colorado Family Planning discusses the controversy over increased blood clots from hormonal birth control, giving insight into research on the NuvaRing's safety and medical perspective on estrogen-based birth control methods – the primary factor in increased blood clot risk. 

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Uteri Fly High at Olympics

Until this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, women ski jumpers were excluded from the Olympics apparently to protect their reproductive organs. These old-fashioned misconceptions of women's reproductive health actually kept women from jumping – until now. 

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Sense of Search

Newly expectant parents do all sorts of things. They call their loved ones, pour through name books... and start searching the Internet. Make sure you can tell if a medical website has trustworthy information. 

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