News & Events
Getting tested for breast cancer
Breast cancer is a disease in which early detection is key, even though getting a mammogram may seem scary. Katy Scheiding, nurse practitioner, from Christie Clinic, tells us more about the importance of mammograms.
How Can We Optimize Our Breast Health?
The next time you are sitting with a group of other women, look around for a minute. If there are eight women in your group, it is likely that one of them will get breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Is it one of them? Is it you? Are there things you can do right now and in the future to reduce this risk for you and your friends, partners, sisters, daughters? In this article, we will discuss answers to these questions, arming you with valuable information.
Christie Clinic’s Laura Harriger APN, BSN, MSEd discusses Menopause on WCIA’s Current.
Click the below to watch the three various segments.
Christie Clinic on WCIA’s Current: Pregnancy Problems
WCIA recently debuted a new talk show called “Currents”. Christie Clinic providers were guests on a segment focused on “Pregnancy Problems”. Below are a couple clips from the show.
A Christie Clinic patient shared her struggles to get pregnant. Click here to watch the Wesselman’s story.
Dr. Sarah Young and Dr. Susan Cooper-Morphew discussed pregnancy problems with viewers.
Why Is Our Medical Community Temporarily Pausing Water Birth?
Social media has exploded recently in response to the local announcement of a pause in water birth services. This article is our attempt to clarify the Christie Clinic Department of Ob/Gyn’s stance on water birth. Our goals include: to discuss the differences between laboring and birthing in the water, to... View Article
When Should You Consider a Pelvic Exam?
By: Candace McGregor, MD Many women are celebrating what sounds, at first, to be the demise of the annual pelvic exam. In a recent review of scientific evidence, the American College of Physicians recommends against performing yearly pelvic exams for healthy low-risk women. Does this mean that they can... View Article
Dr. Candace McGregor in Kenya
Christie Clinic Department of OB/GYN believes in the importance of not only serving our local community but also a more global community. Here is a picture of Dr Candace McGregor holding twins she delivered during her recent 3 week trip to volunteer as an OB/GYN in a small rural community called Kapsowar Kenya. You can see more pictures from this beautiful country displayed in her Mahomet office.
New HPV Test
Dr. Smith and Christie Clinic OB/GYN recently participated in an interview with WICD-15 regarding the new HPV test.
Click here for the clip.
Breastmilk – The Movie
On March 23, 2014, Christie Clinic OB/GYN participated in the screening of “Breastmilk-The Movie” with Presence Covenant Medical Center at the Orpheum Theater.
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