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  • Practice News Update

    Hormone Therapy for Treatment of Menopause Symptoms May Be Safer Than Previously Reported

    by Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF   In September of this year, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published results from the most recent study examining hormone therapy for w...

  • Thank You for Helping Us Reach 1,000 Patients

    We are thrilled to announce that we have achieved a major growth milestone — the addition of our 1,000th patient. As you might recall, we opened our doors just over a year ago as the region’s ...

  • Post-partum “bulge” may be more than baby weight: What new moms need to know

    By Stacey Hendricks, PT, DPT, WCS   Childbirth can wreak havoc on a woman’s body—just ask any new mom. But many women worry about that post-baby belly because they don’t like how they look....

  • Body Wisdom: What could your body be telling you?

    by Gretchen Fermann, MD   We make healthy lifestyle choices regarding diet and exercise, we don’t smoke, we practice safe sex, and we get a PAP smear as recommended. We should be pretty safe fr...

  • Breast Cancer and Nutrition: How to Minimize Your Risk

    By Jennifer Bain, MEd, LDN, RDN October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and women are finding friendly reminders everywhere to remember self-exams, follow-up with our physicians, and schedule our ye...

  • It’s Time to Treat Your Pelvic Floor Disorder

    By Aparna Shah, MD Board-Certified OB/Gyn & Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery The Christ Hospital Physicians–Urogynecology 7759 University Dr., Suite G West Chester, OH 45069   ...

  • What is EPIC and Why Should Patients Care?

    EPIC is the Electronic Health Record used by all hospital systems in the Greater Cincinnati area. Lisa Larkin, MD, and Associates chose EPIC as their practice electronic medical record in order to pro...

  • Hearing Health Important for Whole Body Health

    Dr. Cynthia Whitehurst, AuD. Mariemont Hearing Center (513) 271-7778     Despite the rapid growth of hearing loss—which is now the third most common health condition in the United States...

  • No Yearly PAP? How to Interpret Changing Guidelines

    By Gretchen Fermann, MD Board-Certified Gynecologist     You may have heard about changing guidelines for how often cervical cancer screening tests should be done. Or you may just have heard...

  • Sun Essentials: Information You Must Know!

    By Pelle Medical Skincare 4760 Red Bank Expressway, Suite 230 Cincinnati, OH 45227 513.272.0064 www.pellemedicalskincare.com   Ah, summer!! The warm, bright, sunshine is calling you outside for s...

  • The High Price of Summer Fashion

      As the temps reach into the 70s more consistently, Cincinnatians will be digging into summer boxes to pull out one of the most prized parts of summer: our flip-flops. While I personally do not...

  • Go Red for Women’s Heart Health in February

    One in four women in the U.S. will die from heart disease – the leading cause of death in women. This is an important statistic as for years, heart disease was considered a “man’s” issue; wome...

  • Integrative Medicine: Beyond Alternative Therapies

    By Anna Fox, CNP, NCMP Many people think the term Integrative Medicine refers only to “alternative” practices to traditional medicine, like acupuncture or reiki. While practices such as these comp...

  • Precision Medicine: What does it mean for patients?

    It’s no secret that technology is rapidly becoming ever more sophisticated and changing the world around us. Advancements in technology are blossoming into a new field of medicine: precision medicin...

  • Annual Visit Lisa Larkin

    The Annual Physical – Is It Still Relevant?

    The annual physical exam – it is as much a part of a standard wellness regimen as healthy eating, exercising regularly and not smoking. After all, doesn’t every well-intentioned piece of medical a...

  • How to Talk With Your Doctor About Sex

    How to talk with your doctor about sex

    When it comes to your sexual health – it’s time to speak up. Most women are hesitant to talk about sex with their doctors, yet many women experience some sort of sexual dysfunction—especially in...