Blog Archives - OB•GYN Associates of WNY

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions For 2022

Posted on: 01/4/22

Now that it’s officially 2022, your New Year’s resolutions should have taken effect. For most folks, that means subtle lifestyle changes with the goal of a healthier and more active year. With that said, it’s important to take a look at what kind of resolutions are healthy-and which might actually be unhealthy. Are your New […]


Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know

Posted on: 11/22/21

It’s that time of the year again-open enrollment. Open enrollment is the yearly period in which you sign up for your health insurance for the upcoming year. If you forget to select a plan, outside of a major qualifying life event, you can’t sign up again until the next open enrollment period. So what do […]


Have You Gotten Your COVID-19 Vaccine?

Posted on: 08/16/21

The COVID-19 pandemic may have turned the world upside down, but vaccine rollouts offer hope and potential for a return to normality. As of early August 2021, almost 60% of the country has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. With that said, however, some folks are holding because of fears of side […]


Five Tips For a Healthy & Active Summer

Posted on: 07/8/21

With the weather heating up and pandemic restrictions around the country lifting, folks are not only getting out, they’re staying active. While you’re out and about this summer, here are five insightful tips to help you stay healthy and active.  1.) Get Outside! For many folks, pandemic restrictions limited how often they could get out. […]


June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Posted on: 06/8/21

It’s June, which means it’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Since 1999, we’ve set aside the month of June to celebrate, recognize, and honor the LGBTQ+ community. Originally designed to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, today millions of folks around the world join hands to remember how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to […]


Bigger is better: 5 ways physician group partnerships improve women’s healthcare

Posted on: 03/29/21

The idea of combining more doctors into one larger group might seem, at first, like one designed to move as many patients through practice as possible. Instead, it’s part of a growing trend in healthcare delivery that places more emphasis on the quality of patient care rather than the quantity of care provided. By forming networks that include […]


Have You Been in For Your Checkup Lately?

Posted on: 12/28/20

Let’s face it: going to the doctor’s isn’t at the top of everyone’s to-do list, even in a perfect world. Add Covid-19 into the picture and the anxiety multiplies. In reality, however, a doctor’s office is one of the safest places to be right now! A CDC study from June found that over 40% of […]


COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary

Posted on: 12/16/20

COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary Currently, available data suggests that symptomatic pregnant patients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of more severe illness compared with non-pregnant peers. Even though the risk for severe COVID-19 is low, these data indicate an increased risk of need for ICU admission and ventilatory support in pregnant women […]


Five Reasons Why You Should Schedule an Annual OBGYN Appointment

Posted on: 03/10/20

The holiday season has come and gone, the seasons are changing, and just like that, it’s a new year. Soon it’ll be time to file your taxes, get your vehicle inspected, and (gasp) slip on the familiar white paper gown for a yearly OBGYN visit. Or is it? While the circumstances for each individual certainly […]


What You Should Know: Safe Sex Practices and the Importance of STD Testing

Posted on: 12/4/19

STD rates continue to rise among Americans. Although research has shown that Americans are having less sex than in the past, people are still contracting STDs at an alarming rate. So what is the cause? Is it a lack of education? Overindulgence in risky behavior? Bad luck? Truth be told, there are numerous explanations and […]