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IUDs – tips for choosing if one is right for you

Women considering birth control have many safe and effective options, and the use of intrauterine devices (IUDs) has become more popular throughout the last few years. An IUD is a type of birth control that is inserted into the uterus, and many women still have a lot of questions about their safety and possible side effects. 

Dr. Sara Ackermann explains the advantages of an IUD and how to choose the birth control method that's right for you.

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Urinary tract infections: Understanding the symptoms and treatment

Most of us have felt it at one time or another. You need to pee, badly, and then when you do, you feel the burn. Most women recognize it as a sign of a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs can be sneaky. Some symptoms that seem like a UTI can occur with other conditions. Some UTIs don’t have obvious symptoms or the symptoms may vary depending on the part of the urinary tract that is infected. So whether it’s your first UTI or your tenth, it’s important to know about the symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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