Guest Blogger

Donnica L Moore MD

Donnica L Moore MD

Donnica Moore , MD is highly regarded as a women’s health expert and advocate: as a physician educator and as a media commentator. She is the President of Sapphire Women’s Health Group LLC, a multimedia women’s health education and communications firm and host of www.DrDonnica.com, a popular women’s health information website. She is best known as “Dr. Donnica”, most well recognized for her appearances in more than 500 television interviews on women’s health topics. Dr. Donnica was the women’s health contributor for NBC’s Later Today, appearing weekly from 1999-2000. She has also been a recurrent guest on the “Weekend Today Show”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “The View”, “Good Morning America, “The Rachel Ray Show”, “The Tyra Banks Show”, and many others. Dr. Donnica is also the Editor of the forthcoming book Women’s Health for Life (click here to pre-order from amazon.com) and has been the monthly “Doctor on Call” columnist for First for Women magazine since 2002.

Dr. Moore has received more than 30 awards for her achievements, including the 2007 Women in Government Presidential Leadership Award for her efforts to prevent cervical cancer. She is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University, earned her medical degree from the State University of New York School of Medicine at Buffalo, and undertook residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Temple University followed by a year of training in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, NJ. She has been married for more than 20 years and is the mother of two teenagers.

Website:

www.drdonnica.com

Blog Posts by Donnica L Moore MD

  • Time to Talk about Teen Suicide

    Time to Talk about Teen Suicide

    Sadly, it’s time to talk about teen suicide again.Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in our young people 15-24; approximately 4,000 Americans in this age group died of their own actions last year and a much greater number suffered a range of consequences from suicide attempts. More than 32,000 Americans of all ages […]

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  • Excerpt #5: Women's Health for Life: Women's Health Lists for Women in Your 30's

    Excerpt #5: Women’s Health for Life: Women’s Health Lists for Women in Your 30′s

    The following is part five of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women’s Health for Life is a unique compilation of women’s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life. 

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  • Excerpt #4: Women's Health for Life: Your 30's--Fertility and sexual health

    Excerpt #4: Women’s Health for Life: Your 30′s–Fertility and sexual health

    The following is part four of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women’s Health for Life is a unique compilation of women’s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life. 

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  • Excerpt #3: Women's Health for Life

    Excerpt #3: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part three of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women’s Health for Life is a unique compilation of women’s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life. 

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  • Excerpt #2: Women's Health for Life

    Excerpt #2: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part two of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women’s Health for Life is a unique compilation of women’s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life. 

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  • Excerpt #1: Women's Health for Life

    Excerpt #1: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part one of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women’s Health for Life is a unique compilation of women’s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life. 

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  • Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On

    Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On

    Children and teens with CFS have many of the same issues as other children with chronic illnesses, confounded by the fact that they have an illness which is poorly understood, often misunderstood, and too often misdiagnosed. And what do we tend to do when we don’t understand an illness?

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  • Treatment of CFS

    Treatment of CFS

    In this ongoing five-blog series about managing CFS in children and teens, I regret that the treatment section will be the shortest! While CFS research is being done on many fronts, much about this disease remains elusive.

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  • The Diagnosis of CFS

    The Diagnosis of CFS

    As we have discussed previously, there is no diagnostic test for CFS. The diagnosis is a clinical one: the patient’s symptoms must meet the case definition criteria (See “Do I have CFS” box below) and all other medical possibilities must be ruled out. As a result, the diagnosis is often missed.

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  • The Enigmatic Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    The Enigmatic Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Today I’ll discuss the symptoms of CFS and why this diagnosis is so confusing. Ironically, part of the confusion about CFS comes from its name. The focus on fatigue tends to overshadow the numerous other systemic symptoms associated with CFS.

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