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Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

How Serious is HPV?

July 12, 2019

HPV stands for human papillomavirus, considered the most common sexually transmitted infection. While HPV is typically harmless and will go away by itself, certain types can lead to cancer (cervical), genital warts and other issues. How do you know if you may have HPV? There’s a vaccine—should you get it? If you have HPV, will you get cancer? Teresa P. Diaz-Montes, M.D., MPH, FACOG, a board certified gynecologic oncologist with The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy, recently responded to questions from WOMEN’S HEALTH magazine about HPV…

Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

What is "Immersive Fitness"?

July 12, 2019

Immersive fitness, including swimming-pool-based resistance training, has received increasing attention from workout and fitness enthusiasts. What is immersive fitness? Is it for all ages? Why is it a good way to stay in shape? Mercy’s Dr. John-Paul Rue, a Board Certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise, recently responded to questions from Community Health magazine about this exercise trend…

Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Why in the World Do I Sweat So Much?

July 12, 2019

Jessalynn Adam, M.D., CAQSM, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified physician specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine with Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Adam recently responded to questions from RUNNER’S WORLD magazine for a feature, “Why in the World Do I Sweat So Much?” Here are her responses…

The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Pap Smear Guidelines

July 9, 2019

Doctors recommend women start getting a Pap test at the age of 21 and then every three years until the age 65.

Radiation Oncology at Mercy

Brachytherapy For Cancer

July 2, 2019

Brachytherapy is a procedure that involves placing radioactive material inside the body to treat different cancers, including gynecological tumors.

Family Childbirth and Children's Center - Baltimore

What You Need to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy HRT

June 25, 2019

Hot flashes, irritability and weight gain are symptoms of menopause caused by declining estrogen and progesterone levels. For some women, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help.

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland

Mercy Receives An "A" For Patient Safety For the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Guide

June 19, 2019

Mercy Medical Center has been awarded an “A” from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. Mercy was one of 10 hospitals in Maryland and one of only 4 hospitals in Baltimore to receive an “A,” ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States.

Surgical Oncology at Mercy - Baltimore

Diet and Exercise Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

June 17, 2019

Diet and lifestyle choices can make all the difference when it comes to colorectal cancer. Kurtis A. Campbell, M.D., a board certified surgical oncologist at Mercy’s Institute for Cancer Care, noted that there's a direct link between what you eat and colorectal cancer.

The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Named Among "Baltimore Sun's Best"

June 13, 2019

Mercy's Gynecology practice at Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville recognized by Baltimore Sun readers as the best in the region in a recently conducted readers’ poll.

Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dealing With Shin Splints

June 10, 2019

Do your shins ache after running? You may have medial tibial stress syndrome, better known as shin splints.

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