The kids are out of school, the smells of grilling and sunscreen are in the air and the temperatures in Richmond have surpassed the 90 degree mark. It can only mean one thing: summer is here! As we head into the hot, summer months, it becomes more important than ever to protect yourself and your loved ones from the harmful rays of the sun. Remember, there’s no such thing as a healthy tan! Continue reading
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether you’re a first-time mother-to-be or experienced in pregnancy, our team at Virginia Women’s Center will be with you every step of the way. We believe that children are among life’s greatest blessings and it is a privilege to help bring them into your family. Each pregnancy and birth is just as special and unique for our medical family as it is for yours – we are excited and honored to begin this journey with you. Continue reading
By Lonny S. Green, M.D.
I was fortunate to be able to attend the American Urological Association annual meeting in early May. Attendees traveled to San Diego from around the globe to learn about the latest scientific breakthroughs for various urologic conditions. It was a stimulating conference with many new findings and reports. In this blog post, I would like to share information about a brand new type of medicine to treat overactive bladder (OAB) as well as positive follow-up data on a non-medicine office-based treatment for OAB. Continue reading
Please note: this post was originally posted on January 8, 2013. It has been updated with new guidelines on May 28, 2013.
If you are currently pregnant, Virginia Women’s Center recommends you receive the Tdap vaccine. The Tdap vaccine can help prevent pertussis, also called whooping cough. Continue reading