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The Best Breastfeeding Positions to Help With Back Pain

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/5/22 2:01 PM

Breastfeeding can take a toll on the body, especially the lower back. Below, Sarah Fulop-Furlano, IBCLC a lactation consultant with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican shares tips for proper breastfeeding positions to protect your back, and help keep you and baby as comfortable as possible.

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Women’s Health Month Series: What Women Can Do to Prevent Heart Disease

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/31/22 10:52 AM

Our third installment of our Women’s Health Month series features Azadeh Toofaninejad, DO, a cardiologist with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, sharing guidance on how heart disease affects women. Dr. Toofaninejad addresses symptoms to look out for, risk factors and lifestyle changes women can make to decrease their risk of heart disease.


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Women’s Health Month Series: Rheumatology Reminders

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/26/22 1:11 PM

For the fourth and final installment of our Women’s Health Month blog series, we spoke with Lei Wang, MD, a rheumatologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic. Dr. Wang shares guidance on common rheumatic diseases — which are conditions that affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles.

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Women’s Health Month Series: Insight From an OB-GYN

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/19/22 9:35 AM

In recognition of Women’s Health Month during the month of May, we’re spotlighting important women’s health insights from physicians across different specialties. Lisbeth Chang, MD, an OB-GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Northridge, shares important insight on preventative screenings and OB-GYN care.

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Women’s Health Month Series: Annual Screenings

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/10/22 10:06 AM

To recognize women’s health throughout the month of May, Dignity Health Medical Groups will be sharing insight from four physicians across different specialties about topics that are crucial to women’s health.

First up in our Women’s Health Month series is Anila Chadha, MD, with Dignity Health Medical Group — Bakersfield. Dr. Chadha is a family medicine physician and discusses the importance of annual screenings and preventative care.

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