By Lizellen La Follette, IJ correspondent
Posted: 07/01/18, 3:00 PM PDT
In my medical specialty of comprehensive women’s health care, laser technological advancements have resulted in progressive, life-changing, noninvasive medical procedures like the reversal of the effects of vaginal atrophy, which affects more than 40 percent of women over the age of 50, as well as many breast cancer survivors and women who have undergone hysterectomies. In this procedure, a CO2 vaginal laser applies a dual mechanism in which a longer pulse duration combined with the fractional ablative beam creates a small defect that in turn elicits healing (actually over-healing) to add more collagen, elastin and a thick, lush skin barrier —approaching the skin/lubrication of the premenopausal vaginal skin. It also helps the bladder function, especially with nocturia — getting up in the middle of the night to urinate — and with urge and mild forms of stress incontinence.» Read news article
By Tara Bahrampour
Read the article from The Washington Post
When the Food and Drug Administration approved Viagra in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, it changed the sexual landscape for older men, adding decades to their vitality. Meanwhile, older women with sexual problems brought on by aging were left out in the cold with few places to turn besides hormone therapy, which isn’t suitable for many or always recommended as a long-term treatment. Now, propelled by a growing market of women demanding solutions, new treatments are helping those who suffer from one of the most pervasive age-related sexual problems.» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Twenty men will gain pregnancy bellies this Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Capital Regional Medical Center to kick off the 2017 Men in Labor campaign. These bellies – complemented by their generous hearts and healthy senses of humor – will help them raise $1,000 each during their seven-week pregnancies. These funds will aid the March of Dimes’ prematurity prevention research for the health of moms and babies.» Read news article
Dr. Andrea Friall (NFLWC) and Dr. Heather Flynn (FSU) discuss maternal mental health awareness with Audra Pittman on AM Break with Anne and Audra.» Read news article
Dr. Andrea Friall gives an in-depth interview on fibroid tumors with Nicole Everett on Conversations with Nicole.» Read news article
Did you catch the interview of Dr. Vikki McKinnie on AM Break with Anne & Audra? Anne Howard chatted with Dr. McKinnie about her upcoming Girlology class on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Register for the class at www.Girlology.com» Read news article
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Live in Tallahassee! They stopped by our booth at the Tallahassee Fitness & Food Festival, held at the Turnbull Conference Center on Jan. 28. Watch the footage here!» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—Baby bumps were a common sight on the ground of Capital Regional Hospital today, but it may not be from who you’d expect.
More than eight men were recognized at a luncheon for the final day of the March of Dimes’ “Men in Labor” event.» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—This fall, men across Tallahassee have volunteered to carry some extra luggage around for a good cause.
Local men are enduring a nine-week pregnancy for the March of Dimes ‘Men in Labor’ campaign. The mission is to improve the health of mothers and babies.» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL)—This year marks the fourth tear the “Men in Labor” campaign has been held in Tallahassee, in an effort to raise money and awareness for the March of Dimes.
In all, there are 11 men who volunteered to wear fake pregnancy bellies for nine weeks at various fundraising events.
One such event was a charity golf tournament, held Thursday morning at Southwood Golf Club.» Read news article
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