womens-health

Medical Advice: Mammogram and Pap Screening Recommendations

the MWHC Blog Team January 22, 2016

Mammogram and Pap Screening Recommendations The federally sanctioned U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued new findings about women’s health….

Aging Gracefully: Women’s Health Issues

the MWHC Blog Team January 25, 2016

Staying Healthy in the Middle Years Our bodies are changing as we reach our middle years (ages 50-70), and taking…

All About Your Pelvic Health: Pelvic Floor Disorder

the MWHC Blog Team February 09, 2016

Pelvic Floor Disorder: A Common Problem It’s a fact that one in three women over the age of 45 suffers…

Avon Foundation Grant Allows for Breast Health Services in Ward 5

the MWHC Blog Team February 22, 2016

Too Many DC Women Diagnosed with Late-stage Breast Cancer Screening tests can be a powerful weapon in the fight against…

Women and Heart Disease: What you Need to Know

the MWHC Blog Team February 24, 2016

Eighty percent of all heart disease is preventable – and heart disease does affect women. In fact, it is the…

A Breast Cancer Diagnosis: It Takes Your Breath Away

the MWHC Blog Team April 12, 2016

Breast Cancer Can Affect Anyone  My name is Heidi Kirby (Photo above L to R Dr. Sandra Swain, former Director of…