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What is HPV and What Should I Know?

The ABCs of HPV
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an incredibly common disease that is actually a group of more than 100 viruses. According to the CDC, about 79 million people in the United States currently are infected with HPV, and 14 million will become infected each year. …

Now offering da Vinci Single-Site Hysterectomy!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Nieves recently completed his Single-Site training and has added da Vinci Single-Site Hysterectomy to his surgical armamentarium. Da Vinci Single-Site combines the precision and dexterity of da Vinci surgery with the virtually scarless results of Single-Site laparoscopy in selected patients. …

Holiday Gift Ideas for Pregnant Women

The holidays are an exciting time; and they’re even more exciting when you’re expecting! Here are some great holiday gift ideas for pregnant women.
1. Nook Body Pillow
The gift of a great night’s sleep is high on every pregnant woman’s list. …

Best Pregnancy Smart Phone Apps of 2013

1. 50,000 Baby Names
If you can’t decide on a baby name for your little one, the 50,000 Baby Names app allows you to search by meaning, gender and popularity.
2. Happy Pregnancy
The Happy Pregnancy app, which is free for both iPhone and Android, …

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.
In 2013, an estimated 232,340 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 64,640 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer. …

NEXPLANON available!

We are happy to announce that we will once more have the popular implantable contraceptive available at our office, in its new version: Nexplanon. Feel free to call our office at (956)550-8733 with questions or for an appointment. …