Clinical Trials: Myths and Facts Myth: Most trials occur at a large university or pharmaceutical company Fact: Although the trial may be sponsored by a university or pharmaceutical company, patients are actually seen at dozens or even hundreds of offices and clinics around the country and world. Myth: Clinical trials are dangerous because the medications … Read more


MayNational Osteoporosis Awareness Month Menopause has been linked to increased risk of osteoporosis. Research indicates that up to 20% of bone loss can happen during menopause and post-menopausal stages. One in 10 women worldwide are affected by osteoporosis. 1 in 2 post-menopausal women will have osteoporosis and most will suffer a fracture during their lifetime. … Read more

American Heart Month

How to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You Join the #OurHearts Movement Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting … Read more

What is a Clinical Trial?

Dr. Whitfield owner of Signature Gyn Services has been routinely involved in women’s health clinical research studies for over 10 years. As an OB/Gyn with over 30 years’ experience in women’s health, he understands how innovation in medical care and treatment can support evolution of medicine. You may wonder what all is involved in participating in … Read more

The Importance of Annual GYN Screenings

Women’s gynecology is a subspecialty of medicine that covers the gynecological, obstetric, and reproductive needs and concerns regarding women’s health. From adolescent years to old age, women need a gynecologist to establish and follow up with to ensure their women’s health needs. The most common types of gynecological visits are routine pap smears, breast exams … Read more

PCOS Awareness Month

All around the world, during September, women, organizations, and healthcare providers get together for events and activities to spread awareness for polycystic ovarian syndrome. The prevalence of this disease is high in the United States, affecting over 5 million women. There are many ways an individual can spread awareness and support those who need research … Read more

Top 5 Mammogram Myths for Women

Top 5 Mammogram Myths for Women      A trip to the doctor is a nervous situation we have all faced. Many are uncomfortable with extensive questions and examinations, but they are crucial for a doctor to help us with our ailments. A mammogram is one such examination that can make a woman’s heart miss … Read more

Thanksgiving Etiquette: How to be a Gracious Host & Guest

Thanksgiving Etiquette: How to Host & Guest Safely More than 1 million COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States over the last 7 days. As cases continue to increase rapidly across the United States we want to bring you our suggestions on how to Thanksgiving safely this year whether you’re “guest-ing” or hosting. Hosting … Read more

How to Find Cheer in Holiday Stress This Year

Handling Holiday Stress 8 ways to keep this Thanksgiving Virtual Thanksgiving The safest way to celebrate this year is virtually. Have everyone make their meals (maybe coordinate) and set up a FaceTime session at the dinner table! December 31, 2019 No Contact Gifting In addition to a virtual Thanksgiving why not try making your own … Read more

How to go Pink for Halloween

How to go Pink for Halloween October is pumpkin spice, fall colors, warmer clothes, Halloween, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   What better way to support a great cause than combining Breast Cancer Awareness month with Halloween?  For almost 40years, pink has been the symbol of breast cancer awareness.  For the many breast cancer warriors, here … Read more

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