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Local Mom and Cancer Survivor Reminds Women to Give Themselves Breast Exams

One local mom and entrepreneur is reminding other women to give themselves consistent breast exams after being diagnosed with breast cancer herself.
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Teaching Girls the Dos and Don’ts of Proper Feminine Hygiene

Vaginas are complicated – or at least that's what Summer's Eve might have you believe. But a metro Detroit OB-GYN says proper feminine hygiene isn't that complex.
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Family Fitness Centers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Need a family gym or family fitness center to workout? Browse these local gyms and fitness centers in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.
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Tips for Girls on How to Use a Menstrual Cup

These feminine products are eco-friendly, can last for years– and can be a bit intimidating. Here, a metro Detroit OB-GYN explains how to use a menstrual cup.

What’s Your Breast Cancer Risk? How to Find Out

With changing mammogram recommendations and uncertainty over risk factors, a local expert with the DMC Medical Group offers guidance.

What is Gestational Diabetes? An Expert Weighs In

Are you wondering 'What is gestational diabetes?' This common complication of pregnancy can usually be well-controlled but requires close monitoring.

Combat ‘Leftover Mentality’ With These Tips

A Northville health coach and owner of Energetic Wellness offers advice for moms in honor of Parenting Awareness Month.

How to Treat Postpartum Depression

A local psychiatrist shares signs to look out for and offers advice on how to treat postpartum depression.

Heart Health and Pregnancy: What Moms Need to Know

An obstetrician at Beaumont explains how heart health impacts your pregnancy, your baby and your risk factors down the line.

The ‘Season’ for Postpartum Depression

A new study says the condition is more common in certain seasons and among women who did not have an epidural. A local expert weighs in.

The Reasons for Loss of Libido After Giving Birth

Emotional and physical factors impact a mom's loss of libido post-childbirth. How can you get back on track with your spouse?

How Knowing Your Breasts Can Keep You Healthy

Self-breast exams are a staple of womanhood but new recommendations go beyond lump hunting and instead have women getting to know their breasts.