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Smiling Dr. Abrea Roark talks with a patient in an exam room. The patient's back is to the camera.

What women ask about, and what their doctors tell them

Answers to questions such as 'When am I most fertile?' and 'Do I have a UTI?'
Jane Thaden Lawson 23 min read
An adolescent girl in a face mask gets ready for a vaccine while a nurse, with his back to the camera, sterilizes the patient's upper arm.

What you need to know about HPV

Learn about human papillomavirus: its causes, symptoms and how to prevent it
Jason Anschutz 7 min read
Mother and daughter (16-17) laying in hammock and having fun

Women’s reproductive years may be increasing, new study says

Findings could impact future health guidelines and screenings for women
Katie Wright 8 min read
Portrait Of Mature Woman In Back Yard Garden

Vaginal rejuvenation provides relief for painful symptoms

Laser procedure offers new benefits for menopausal women and cancer patients
Katie Wright 7 min read
Baby - Day Old in Hospital

Sanford sees ‘baby boom’ as nationwide birth rates fall

Sanford Health OB/GYNs are pleased with birth numbers here at home
Courtney Collen 8 min read
Dr. Michelle Baack stands next to her research student Eli Louwagie

Aspiring doctor values research experience at Sanford lab

Eli Louwagie's study of heart development earns him national recognition
Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
Dr. Chery Hysjulien, Dr. Lyndsey Harper and Dr. Shelby Terstriep stand together during their efforts on the Rosy app

Cancer & intimacy: Sanford docs add to an app for that

Oncologist and psychologist host video classes on Rosy sexual health resource
Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
A pregnant woman, Michele Sorenson, is held by her husband, Kyle. They appreciate the prenatal video visit option

Prenatal video visit option pleases couple and OB/GYN

Benefits include convenience and a more personal atmosphere
Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Dr. Johnna Nynas talks with patient Carrie Wilcoxen in an office.

After a move, busy mom found new doctor and ideal solution

Hysterectomy eliminated persistent problem of heavy bleeding and pain
Jane Thaden Lawson 6 min read
A menopausal woman sits in a waiting room looking over her medical records with a nurse.

5 things women should know about menopause

Hot flashes, sure, but fast heartbeat? Learn common symptoms of midlife changes
Kathleen Perkerewicz, MD 4 min read