The Institute for Women's Health

In late 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil 9, a vaccine that protects against nine types of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Gardasil 9 covers a broader range of the HPV virus as compared to Gardasil, which protects against only four types of HPV. For those who’ve already received the Gardasil vaccine, questions…


The new year brings a new opportunity to take charge of your health and live a better life. These three simple resolutions are a great way to start taking better care of yourself in 2016 without having to make major life changes. Remember, investing in your health now will result in many good years to…


Laughing, sneezing, coughing – these are all typical daily occurrences. But for many people, these everyday instances can be a big inconvenience. “Many patients experience urinary leakage that may disrupt their lives,” said Victor Casiano, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist with the Institute for Women’s Health. “The good news is there’s a simple solution.” November is Bladder…


The very personal choice of an OB/GYN (OBG) physician is likely not as difficult as it might seem. There are many online sites and friends/ family to consult on this matter. I will outline some of the considerations that seem to be most helpful below. Training and Board certification – although no guarantee of quality ,…