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Diseases & Conditions

Think Immunizations are Just for Kids?

By on 08/03/2015
Some adults think that vaccinations they got as children are good for life. That’s not always the case.
Diseases & Conditions

Meet an Einstein Bariatric Patient

By on 07/28/2015
One patient, who was nearly 400 pounds when she chose bariatric surgery at Einstein, lost 175 pounds as a result.
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Tighten Up Loose Skin after Weight Loss Surgery

By on 07/08/2015
Is cosmetic surgery necessary after bariatric surgery?
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Are You Eating to Please Others?

By on 07/02/2015
Here's some advice after bariatric surgery.
Diseases & Conditions

Pelvic Prolapse and Incontinence: How Common Are These Conditions?

By on 05/20/2015
Pelvic prolapse is a weakening of the supporting tissues or muscles of the pelvic floor. And it's a silent epidemic.
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Uterine Fibroids: Would You Recognize the Symptoms?

By on 05/15/2015
Many women who have fibroids never have symptoms, although those who do may experience pelvic pain, backaches, bloating, and trouble conceiving.
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Recognize the Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Stroke

By on 05/04/2015
May is American Stroke Month, and Einstein is participating in Stroke Alert Day May 5 at locations throughout the Philadelphia area.
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Pap Smears: Why and How Often?

By on 04/24/2015
Screening for cervical cancer with a pap smear should begin when a woman turns 21, and be repeated every three years until age 30.
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11% of Philadelphians Affected by Diabetes

By on 04/10/2015
In this article, Patricia C. Adams, RN, CDE, Program Coordinator at Einstein’s Gutman Diabetes Institute, debunks some of the common myths surrounding diabetes.