Women's Health

COVID-19 and Mammograms: 5 Things You Need to Know

With Dr. Elizabeth Barnhardt Kirkland Preventive medical care such as...

Why COVID-19 Variants Make Your Vaccine Even More Important

With Dr. Dale Owen & Dr. Ryan Shelton of...

7 Tips To Prepare for Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

After toiling through a pandemic full of loss, grief...

Common Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

With Dr. Tina Kennelly, Dr. Kenesha Kirkland and Dr. Jennifer Womack of Tryon Medical Partners, an independent practice of nearly 90 physicians who joined forces because they share the core belief that the patient-doctor connection is the foundation for...

Ear-Savers, Lavender, Criss-Cross and More Mask-Wearing Tips From the Ones Who Know Best

For months, we have been hearing warnings about the spread of COVID-19 growing worse with the increased indoor activity of winter. We are now officially in the throes of the latest surge. While there is great news about vaccine...

An Update on COVID-19 Testing – FAQs and What You Should Know

When the pandemic began, we all learned about this “novel coronavirus,” meaning a brand new strain. Since then, we’ve dropped “novel” out of the conversation and are all far too familiar with COVID-19. The pandemic certainly doesn’t feel new...

Female Physicians’ Recommendations on Balancing It All During a Pandemic

When the world began to shut down in March and jobs and schools went remote, many of us struggled to adjust to all of the changes being thrown our way. This, coupled with the unknowns about coronavirus, resulted in...

COVID-19, Flu, Cold or Allergies? Know Your Symptoms.

These days, anyone who sniffles or sneezes may be quick to get a side-eye from those around them. They may proclaim, “It’s just allergies!” but in 2020, any symptoms could be seen as suspect.  As we guard ourselves and our...

Social Bubbles, Travel, Tests & Guests. Holiday Planning Ahead with Advice from Two CLT Doctors

Holiday planning is always tough (Whose family are we celebrating with this year? What days of the week do Christmas and New Year fall?). But throw a pandemic into the mix and it’s a whole different set of questions...

A Doctor and Mother of Four Plans Back-to-School During COVID-19

The constant barrage of coronavirus news can be anxiety-inducing. Information fills our televisions, radios and social media feeds. Taking it all in can become overwhelming. But in the Union County home of Dr. Rupal Badalyan, she and her four...

Should You Visit the Dermatologist During COVID-19? Start With This At-Home Skin Assessment

This series on Women’s Health is brought to you by Tryon Medical Partners, an independent practice of nearly 90 physicians who joined forces because they share the core belief that the patient-doctor connection is the foundation for better health. We’re in the...

Your Skin and the Science of Aging Gracefully

By April Boswell, MD Board Certified American Board of Dermatology Honors & Certifications American Board of Dermatology Our skin is the largest organ in the body, but many of us don’t give it the attention it deserves. In early adulthood, our skin...

Women and Worry – How to Handle Your Anxiety. (Like During a Pandemic).

At this point, it may have been a while since you last stepped on a plane, but it’s likely you still remember the instructions about oxygen masks. During their safety spiel, flight attendants always tell you to put on...

What Happens When You Need to See Your Doctor During Social Distancing.

Take a look at Charlotte’s neighborhood streets and sidewalks and you’ll see that wellness is on top of all our minds. We see new faces out our windows running, biking and walking as we all try to stay healthy,...

5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Stay Healthy

This series on Women's Health is brought to you by Tryon Medical Partners, an independent practice of nearly 90 physicians who joined forces because they share the core belief that the patient-doctor connection is the foundation for better health. As...

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