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St. Bernards Welcomes OB-GYN Dr. Whitney Rich

Whitney Rich, MD
Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) Whitney Rich, M.D. has joined the medical team at St. Bernards OB-GYN Associates. 

St. Bernards Receives New Mobile Mammography Unit

Mobile Mammo St. Bernards
St. Bernards recently received a new mobile mammography unit, which will help the health system offer more mammograms across northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri.  The new “Ma’am Mobile” will replace the former unit, which was purchased in 2004 and has logged more than 180,000 miles, offering mammograms to women across an 18-county service area. 

Patient Profile: Breast Cancer Survivor Allecia Tribble

Allecia Tribble
At this point in her life, Allecia Tribble describes her day-to-day outlook as, “Living fully and excited to just be.” It wasn’t always this easy for her to be positive.  In 2009, less than three months after getting married, Allecia found a lump in her breast after doing a self exam. 

In the News: Region's Only NICU

On the fifth floor of St. Bernards Medical Center, the only neonatal intensive care unit in this part of the state is near full capacity. Mallori and Justin Cline expected their son Kross to arrive on Oct. 23. He decided to make his appearance on Aug. 24. “We were trying to make it to the 32 mark, that would’ve been today, but we delivered on Saturday,” Mallori said.

In the News: Importance of Breast Cancer Screenings

Cancer doctors across the United States have noticed an upward trend in breast cancer diagnoses, which has been found to directly correlate to the availability of breast cancer screenings. St. Bernards Cancer Center has seen growth and transition over the years to better serve patients.

Blog: When Is It Time to See an OB/GYN?

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Many women are uncertain of when they are supposed to begin caring for their reproductive health by seeing an OB/GYN and what questions to ask at each stage of their lives. Here are a few tips to help you know when to schedule an appointment with your gynecologist, aside from pregnancy checkups. When should you start seeing an OB/GYN? Doctors recommend that women begin seeing a gynecologist when they become sexually active. If a woman is not sexually active, it is still recommended to have a first gynecology exam by age 21.

St. Bernards Will Host Baby State for Expectant Parents on Jan. 29

Baby State at St. Bernards
St. Bernards will host the quarterly program known as Baby State on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. Bernards Auditorium, located at 505 E. Washington Ave. The program will include lots of important information for soon-to-be parents. No registration is required.