Category: Blog

The Importance of Screenings — A Physician’s Breast Cancer Journey

Breast Cancer Awareness: Pink Ribbon And Stethoscope On Gray Table

Life sure knows how to throw us curve balls — and I happen to be writing this as I recover from a major one. I didn’t expect to have to share this update, but here goes nothing: I recently had a preventative mastectomy.

Why You’re So Tired — 6 Ways Your Health Impacts Your Exhaustion

Young Tired Woman In Eyeglasses Sleeping On Desk With Laptop At Workplace Alone

Do you feel tired and sluggish? Read this article to learn if the culprit behind your fatigue is one of these six common health issues.

UTI’s: They’re Not As Simple As Bacteria and Antibiotics

Vaginal Or Urinary Infection And Problems.

While bacteria causes most Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) infections, there’s much more you should know about root causes, prevention and treatment — especially without antibiotics.

Sexual Transmitted Infections and Diseases: The More You Know, the Safer You Can Be


Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life. In the U.S. alone there are approximately 20 million new cases each year, half of which occur among people between 15 to 24 years. If you’re sexually active with one or more people, […]

Is Vagina Discharge Normal? Yes! But It Can Be Abnormal, Too — Here’s How to Tell

Woman Finger Holding With Leucorrhoea And Pain In Abdomen Or Discharge With Foul Smell

Vaginal discharge is a normal and necessary function for your body, and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Here’s a breakdown of what’s normal and abnormal.

I #ChoosetoChallenge — How I Support Villages As a Women’s Health Advocate to Forge a Gender-Equal World

Happy Women’s History Month!  What a time to identify as a woman! On August 18, 1920, a proportion of American women were enfranchised and given all the rights and responsibilities of citizenship through the 19th Amendment — and we’ve continued to raise hell for gender equality since. We’ve come a long way, but not far […]

Countering Cabin Fever During the Pandemic

Hello, from the trenches.  Almost one year from the initial COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, we’re still… at home. And now, as the vaccine rolls out and our fatigue from months of sacrificing our livelihoods takes its toll, new variants of the virus have been reported that are even more contagious. This means we have to stay […]

Plan B — How It Works and the Potential Side Effects

Plan B

You know what the morning-after pill is, but do you know how it works and what it does to your body to prevent pregnancy before it happens? Probably not, and that’s okay because you’re about to find out. Recently, I was featured in a Shape magazine article, “The Potential Side Effects of Plan B,” where […]

Know Before You go to Your Next Doctor’s Appointment


Dr. Savita Ginde, Chef Healthcare Officer at STRIDE Community Health Center has the dos and don’t when visiting your doctor now that many offices are starting to open up. Watch the video Meet Dr. Savita Ginde Dr. Savita Ginde is an advocate and thought leader for reproductive health and served as Chief Medical Officer of […]

Supporting your staff while reopening the practice


Dr. Savita Ginde is featured in Physicians Practice’s article “Supporting your staff while reopening the practice”. Here’s an excerpt from the article: From basics such as social distancing to cleaning, give them an unambiguous sense of how you will keep the office healthy. “I think engaging everyone in the process, having that process really outlined and […]