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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Listeria and Why You Should Skip the Maytag Blue Cheese During Pregnancy

Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD, an OB-GYN at West End OB-GYN speaks on the importance of what you eat during pregnancy
Maytag Blue Cheese voluntarily expanded its recall of “Maytag Blue” blue cheese wedges, wheels and crumble because of a possible contamination with the bacterium Listeria Monocytogenes on February 26. The potentially contaminated products were sold between November 24, 2015 and February 11, 2016. On March 4, 17 St. Louis Schnucks markets recalled Maytag Blue Cheese products because of potential contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. The locations and product details can be found on this FDA site.  So far no illnesses from this recall have been reported.
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Should statins really "be in the water"?

Benjamin Voss, MD, discusses the medical pros and cons to statins
Physicians joke that the cholesterol-lowering medications statins “should be in the water" because of their effectiveness at treating cardiovascular disease (CVD). While this is clearly an exaggeration, skeptics say "there is evidence that statins provide little benefit for healthy patients" and "can trigger dangerous side effects."
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ask the OB-GYNs: Health Issues Your Gynecologist Can Help With

Laura Donnelly, MD, an OB-GYN at OB-GYN Associates of St. Louis in Sunset Hills, discusses other health issues women may experience or have questions about that their gynecologist can answer! Read on to learn about bone health, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.



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Friday, November 20, 2015

Ask the OB-GYNs: You and Your Baby

Erin DuMontier, MD, discusses the benefits of breastfeeding for you and your baby as well as the signs, symptoms and differences between postpartum blues and depression.





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Friday, November 13, 2015

Ask the OB-GYNs: FAQs About Pregnancy

Laura Donnelly, MD, and Erin DuMontier, MD, are back with another installment of 'Ask the OB-GYNs.' This week they discuss some commonly asked questions they receive about pregnancy.


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