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2018
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Articles About women's health

  • A focus on women’s heart health

    February is American Heart Month, and many don’t know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Shown above, Lynda Terry of Yellow Springs, who suffered a heart attack in 2011, is shown at a “heart” tree on the bike path after she and her family completed a walk in support of the 1st Annual SCAD Research Walk/Run taking place that day. Terry’s heart attack was caused by SCAD, or spontaneous coronary artery dissection, a rare coronary disease that strikes younger women. (Submitted Photo)

    In 2011 villager Lynda Terry felt unusually tired. In the middle of the night, she woke up feeling nauseous, with a strange pain radiating down her arm. Though the symptoms weren’t the ones most would expect, Terry believed she was having a heart attack.

  • Breast cancer screening in village— Mobile mammogram coming

    Yellow Springs women have the opportunity to obtain two critical health screenings locally when the OhioHealth mobile mammography and bone density unit visits Yellow Springs on Friday, May 27.

  • HRC focus on women’s safety

    If a woman’s instinct says she’s unsafe in a situation, she should trust that feeling, according to two public safety experts at last Thursday’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC, meeting.

  • A passion for women’s health

    Dr. Jennifer Frey has joined the Yellow Springs practice of Dr. Keith Watson, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When she talks about why she chose to specialize in women’s health, Dr. Jennifer Frey frequently uses the word “empower.” She wants to empower women to give birth in the way that they want and beyond that, to make the choices that keep them healthy and strong.