Dr. Patricia Ferguson

Dr. Patricia Ferguson, MD, is medical director at Senior Health Services, Emergent Holdings. Emergent Holdings is a separate entity contracted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to perform administrative services for Blue Cross’ Medicare Advantage program. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the National Medical Association. She is a founder of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Each One Teach One.
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Breastfeeding Basics for New Moms  

There are numerous benefits to breastfeeding an infant for both mom and baby. Here's what new moms should know about breastfeeding basics.

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Shopping Smarter: How Women Can Avoid Marketing Traps 

So much of the marketing around hair, skin and personal care products is aimed at women. Here’s how to make smarter choices.

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Autoimmune Disorders in Women 

Autoimmune disorders appear to be on the rise in the U.S. Women make up an overwhelming majority of the diagnoses, as 80% of patients are female.

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Endometriosis Explained: Signs, Risk Factors and Treatment

Endometriosis is a painful condition that's linked to infertility in women. Learn the signs, risk factors and treatments associated with this chronic illness.

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Six Self-Care Tips for Women

Women can take control of their health and significantly reduce the risk of serious conditions. Dr. Patricia Ferguson shares six tips to get started.

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