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Studies Gauge Effects of Menopause

By Dr. Ben Ramaley With symptoms ranging from annoying to debilitating, menopause can affect every aspect of a woman’s life. Fortunately, as researchers study menopause, they are discovering new treatment regimens that could help many women age with more ease. … Continue reading

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Dr. Ben Ramaley Discusses Menopause and Sexuality

Not all women going through menopause find that it decreases their sex drive. In fact, some women become more sexually active since they no longer have the concern that they will become pregnant. Often, however, the physical side effects of … Continue reading

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Dr. Ben Ramaley on an Adolescent’s First Visit to a Gynecologist

Dr. Ben Ramaley has practiced obstetrics and gynecology for nearly 40 years. Currently a physician at Southport Women’s Healthcare in Connecticut, Dr. Ramaley focuses his care on women undergoing life changes, such as adolescence and menopause. Parents and female teenagers … Continue reading

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Applying to the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Medicine By Dr. Ben Ramaley

The University of Illinois features four campuses for students studying medicine: Peoria, Rockford, Chicago, and Urbana. Students who enroll in the Chicago program remain there for the duration of their training. To apply, individuals should fill out a common application … Continue reading

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Candidates for a Well Woman Exam, by Dr. Ben Ramaley

Dr. Ben Ramaley serves as a gynecologist at Southport Women’s Healthcare in Connecticut. In addition, Dr. Ramaley holds memberships in several professional organizations, including the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Fairfield County Medical Association. The well woman exam is … Continue reading

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“The Incarnate Word Academy Learning Garden,” by Dr. Ben Ramaley

Catholic organization Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament operates a school in Parma Heights, Ohio, at which its hundreds of students are inspired to learn, to love, and to serve. The Learning Garden is one of the most … Continue reading

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Can Doctors Treat HPV? By Dr. Ben Ramaley

HPV stands for human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted virus in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that at least half of sexually active Americans have genital HPV. The rates for adolescents are higher, with 50 … Continue reading

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