Irregular periods: Sign of a more serious problem?

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The menstrual cycle is just a part of women’s lives. Some women’s periods are as regular as clockwork, but other women have very irregular periods. There are many things that can cause irregular periods, but some are more serious than others. Here are some common causes of irregular periods and …

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Facebook: The new singles bar?

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Details continue to emerge in the highly publicized hoax involving Notre Dame’s star linebacker Manti Te’o, whose deceased girlfriend Lennay Kekua, was discovered to have never existed. As that drama continues to unfold, there are some valuable lessons we can all learn from the duped player’s experience. Social Media sites like Facebook, …

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Houston’s Top Doctors

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Voted among Houston’s Top Doctors three years running, Alexandra Simotas is the President and Founder of Women’s Care, hosts a medical call-in show on KPFT, and is a medical blogger for the Houston Chronicle. Read More at H-Texas Magazine

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Our friendly staff is always here to assist you! Call us today if you would like to book an appointment. office: 281.469.3399 fax: 281.469.4499 You can also email me directly at simotasmd@yahoo.com

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College proves a crucial time for women to avoid cigarettes

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College is a time when young adults begin to unlearn preventative behaviors learned during youth as they are able to experiment with risky behavior and new levels of freedom. A majority of lifelong smokers form their habits before the age of 24, which makes college years the deadline for tobacco …

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Young tanners beware: Sunburns can cause death

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The official first day of summer is still more than a week away, but bikini and tanning season has already commenced with a vengeance. But too much exposure to harsh UVA and UVB rays won’t only speed up the aging process and leave your skin prematurely wrinkled and cracked, but …

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4 Easy steps to HPV prevention for college students

4 Easy Steps to HPV Prevention for College Students About 14% of sexually active female college students get infected with at least one of the 40 genital strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) each year, according to the latest statistics from cervicalcancer.org.  While there is currently no “cure” for the virus …

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