Women's Health Experts Essex Junction VT

Local resource for women's health experts in Essex Junction, VT. Includes detailed information on local women's health experts that provide access to pregnancy risk information, breast care, treatment for ovarian cancer, infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, and bladder infections, as well as advice and content on menopause management.

Nancy Fisher, MD
(802) 859-9500
364 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
Business
Lake Champlain Gynecological Oncology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kara Ann Flaherty, MD
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1999

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Sally Annabell Stockwell, MD
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1974

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Kara Flaherty
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nathalie L Feldman, MD
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1987

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Paula M Miner
(802) 879-1802
55 Main Street
Essex Jct, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Gallagher
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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George Till
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nathalie Feldman
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jill Jertson
(802) 879-1802
55 Main St
Essex Junction, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Strenuous exercise lowers lifetime breast cancer risk

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported that women who exercised more than 6 hours of strenuous recreational exercise each week had a 23 percent reduced risk of developing invasive breast cancer compared to women who never exercised.The reduction in risk was seen women who exercised early in life, after menopause, or in the recent past.

While women with a family history of breast cancer didn't have a reduced risk with exercise, all of the other women did, regardless of how old they were when they started exercising,

The study team interviewed 7,630 women who were free of breast cancer, 1,689 with very early-stage or in situ disease, and 6,391 with invasive breast cancer. All of the women ranged in age from 20 to 69.

A larger study, published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, found that among 16,000 women in all stages of life, those who engaged in vigorous physical activity most days of the week significantly lowered their risk of invasive breast cancer. ike the other study the results applied only to women without a family history of the disease.

The Relationship of Diet, Exercise and Cancer Risk

Numerous other studies have inventoried the breast health benefits of exercise, both in terms of prevention and survival.

It is also widely known that regular workouts help women maintain a healthy weight -- a key factor in fighting breast cancer.

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Williston Health Center
75 Talcott Road
Williston, VT 05495

Hours: Mon: 12:00pm - 6:30pm
Tues: 12:00pm - 6:30pm
Wed: 12:00pm - 6:30pm
Thurs: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
Note:

Services: Williston Health Center offers the following women's health services:

checkups when you have a reproductive/sexual health problem
breast exams
cervical cancer screening
fibroids evaluation
hormone replacement therapy
infertility education
mammogram referrals
menopause and midlife — testing and treatment
Pap test
urinary tract infections — testing and treatment
vaginal infections — testing and treatment
Other services we may provide include help with irregular periods or no periods, painful periods, painful sex, bleeding between periods, menstrual problems (premenstrual syndrome) or even a lost tampon.


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