102015Jun
Dr. Figueroa Named Chairman of OB Department at Banner Ironwood

Dr. Figueroa Named Chairman of OB Department at Banner Ironwood

My OBGyne is very pleased to announce that Dr. Figueroa has been named Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Banner Ironwood! Dr. Figueroa looks forward to providing and developing comprehensive, personalized healthcare designed to meet women’s needs—from childhood and adolescence through the reproductive years into menopause and beyond. “I am honored and…

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12015Jun
When Should I Get a Breast Exam?

When Should I Get a Breast Exam?

If you have questions about when you should get a breast exam, you’re not alone. It’s a very common question among most women.  You should start getting a clinical breast exam at age 20. A clinical breast exam is a physical exam done by a health care provider to check for any changes or abnormalities….

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12015Jun
What is a Well Woman Exam?

What is a Well Woman Exam?

What is a Well Woman Exam? A well woman exam is an important and routine female check-up to make sure everything is okay with your body. Getting a well woman exam may make you a little nervous, but that’s totally normal. We’re here to help calm those nerves! A well woman exam is a yearly…

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272015May
4 Ways to Take Control of Your Emotional Health

4 Ways to Take Control of Your Emotional Health

It is crucial to look after your emotional health the same way you care for your physical health. When you are healthy emotionally, you’ll be able to take on life’s challenges, build strong relationships and lead a productive and fulfilling life. How do you handle negative emotions? What do you do when you get sad,…

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132015May
What is Ovulation: The Basics

What is Ovulation: The Basics

The path to pregnancy can pose many questions. One of the most common questions is ‘what is ovulation?’ Look no further—we break down what it is and how you know when you’re ovulating. What is ovulation? Ovulation is when one or more eggs are released from one of your ovaries. When you ovulate, that egg…

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242015Apr
8 Creative & Fun DIY Nursery Ideas

8 Creative & Fun DIY Nursery Ideas

Planning and decorating a nursery can be pretty overwhelming—but try not to stress. Consider these 8 easy and fun DIY ideas to welcome your little one into the world with a stylish nursery! Gallery Wall Add something personal to the nursery with lots of colorful pictures and family photos on the walls. A gallery wall…

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132015Apr
Abdominal Pain: Possible Causes & Treatment

Abdominal Pain: Possible Causes & Treatment

Tummy troubles? Almost everybody at some time or another will experience abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is any pain or discomfort occurring between the lower chest and the groin—or as most call it—the “belly”. Your abdomen consists of lots of different organs—the stomach, liver, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, esophagus and numerous blood vessels. It’s easy to generalize…

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162015Mar
Do it Yourself Pedicures

Do it Yourself Pedicures

After a winter of closed toed shoes, it’s finally sandal season. And the best way to get into the spring spirit is to give yourself a luxurious do it yourself pedicure of course! Here are the secrets to the perfect DIY at-home pedicure:  Soak your feet Soaking your feet not only feels amazing, it cleans…

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62015Mar
Breast Pain: Common Causes & Treatment

Breast Pain: Common Causes & Treatment

What do I need to Know about Breast Pain? Concerned about breast pain? As much as 70% of women experience breast pain—also called mastalgia— at some point in their lives. The pain may feel mild, achy sharp or severe and may come and go. Breast pain commonly affects the upper, outer area of both breasts…

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202015Feb
Take Control: How to Get Clear Skin

Take Control: How to Get Clear Skin

It’s no surprise that winter wreaks havoc on our delicate skin. The cold air outside and heat indoors can strip your skin of moisture causing breakouts and dryness. Because of these changes, you may have been trying to figure out you can do to get clear skin. You’ve come to the right place! Take control…

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