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Sun Protection in Nj

Summer Sun Protection It’s that time of year again –school is out, the sun is hot, and the beach sounds better every day! Sun protection is essential during the hot summer days. We have provided a list of tips to keep you safe from the brutal sun rays. • Coat yourself before you put on

National Safety Month in New Jersey

National Safety Month It’s time to repair broken steps, clean out the medicine cabinet, and install lighting in dim hallways – June is National Safety Month. According to, injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to

Healthy Living During Pregnancy: Part 2

  By: Megan Blomeyer, MS-IV Women First Health Center Drs. Sylvester, Lo, Youngren and Sansobrino Eating a well balanced diet, avoiding harmful substances and gaining the appropriate amount of weight are essential for a healthy pregnancy. Additionally, exercise and safe travel are important components. Part 1 of this blog series described healthy eating habits, and

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Healthy Living During Pregnancy: Part 1

by: Megan Blomeyer, MS-IV Eating a well balanced diet and exercising are important components of healthy living for everyone, but they are especially important during pregnancy; not only for your health, but also your baby’s development. This blog series is intended to give you information about health and wellness during pregnancy. Part 1 will describe

Words for birth control

What Birth Control Method Is Right For Me?

by: Megan Blomeyer, MS-IV With many different types of birth control, how do you chose the right contraception for you? From barrier devices and hormonal methods to intrauterine devices and surgical sterilization, choosing a birth control method is an important decision and can be overwhelming. This post is intended to give you information on the


What You Should Know: Urinary Tract Infection

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10 Common Breastfeeding Myths

10 Common Breastfeeding Myths Women First Health Center Dr. Sylvester, Youngren, Lo and Sansobrino Created by: Megan Blomeyer, St. George’s University,  MS-IV Myth 1: If the mother develops a breast infection, she should stop breastfeeding. Unused milk may get clogged in a milk duct in the breast forming a hard mass, which can lead to


What Other Screening Tests Are Important For Women’s Health?

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What is a DEXA Scan Anyway?

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What You Should Know About Cervical Cancer

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