Dr. Jessica Shepherd talks about the death of Tupac‘s mother Afeni Shakur and the health issues that may have led to her death. “Women really do have different symptoms of heart attack and heart disease than men do. It may represent as anxiety or heart palpitations. We have to make sure we know the difference […]

    When there are more than 3 miscarriages it is known as recurrent miscarriage or recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). The definition of recurrent miscarriage is not always clear. According to the ASRM, recurrent pregnancy loss is defined by two or more failed clinical pregnancies (pregnancies documented by ultrasound or histopathological examination). Other entities define […]

Recent reports suggest that baby circumcisions are on a three-decade decline. But what does that mean to parents who want to make the best decision for their newborn? Gynecologist Dr. Jessica Shepherd recently talked to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about a ruling that that allowed gynecologists to also treat male patients. in 2013, the […]

Dr. Jessica Shepherd is part of a growing wave of gynecologists who also treat men. Just last year, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology issued a statement that gynecologists were permitted to diagnose and treat men for sexually transmitted diseases and for anal cancer, reversing an earlier mandate that said no. While board certification […]