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Why Regular Pap Smears Are so Important to Your Health

Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.

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12 Potential Causes of Uterine Pain

Category: Gynecology

There are a number of reasons pelvic or uterine pain bothers a woman. Among the 12 potential causes of your uterine pain, some are more worrisome than others.

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Essential Facts About STDs That Everyone Should Know

Category: Gynecology

No one enjoys discussing STDs, but if you are an adult having sex, or you are a parent, it would be wise to learn some essential facts about STDs that everyone should know.

STDs are a fact of life and an increasing number of cases are occurring each day in the United States and worldwide. The more you know, the more you can protect yourself and your family. Read the rest of this entry »


13 Super Foods for Expectant Mothers

Category: News, Pregnancy

These days we hear about super foods for this and super foods for that. There is one group of super foods you shouldn’t ignore though, and those are designated for expectant moms.

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3 Types of Cervical Cancer and What You Should Know About Them

Cervical cancer was once one of the most common cancers affecting women. In past years, medical researchers have reported a significant decrease in incidences of cervical cancer, which has been attributed to increase in regular Pap tests being performed. Pap tests are a crucial part of preventing cervical cancer since they can detect precancerous lesions and abnormal cell growth before cancer develops.

Most cervical cancer cases are related to the human papillomavirus (HPV). This sexually transmitted infection can influence the development of cervical cancer as it aids in the abnormal growth of cervical cells.

These cells do not always develop in the same way, which is why there are 3 discernible types of cervical cancer.

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8 Ways To Keep Your Newborn Healthy This Winter

Category: Infant Care

After a few days or weeks, new moms can begin to crave a break from the long winter days and nights spent inside with their new baby. Before you run outside for a short walk or trip to the grocery store, make sure your little one is ready to go too!

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5 Easy Ways To Avoid Catching The Flu This Season

Category: Flu Prevention

Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to live alone in the woods from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu.

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How Much Is Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy?

Category: Pregnancy

The media is all a buzz with the pregnancy of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry who are expecting their first child. How much weight she gains will be the topic of conversation for the coming months, along with her wardrobe of course.

There is no simple answer to the question how much is too much weight to gain during pregnancy. One should qualify the question for YOU. That number entirely depends on each woman and her weight pre-pregnancy.

So, what are the healthy guidelines for both you and the Duchess?

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Common Types of Cervical Cancer & What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Category: Cervical Health

Cervical cancer was once one of the most common cancers affecting women. In past years, medical researchers have reported a significant decrease in incidences of cervical cancer, which has been attributed to increase in regular Pap tests being performed. Pap tests are a crucial part of preventing cervical cancer since they can detect precancerous lesions and abnormal cell growth before cancer develops.

Most cervical cancer cases are related to the human papillomavirus (HPV). This sexually transmitted infection can influence the development of cervical cancer as it aids in the abnormal growth of cervical cells.

These cells do not always develop in the same way, which is why there are 3 discernible types of cervical cancer.

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How Heat Can Affect Your Pregnancy

Category: Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, summertime is probably not your best friend.

You already know how uncomfortable you feel even with the AC cranked up, and how quickly any kind of activity wears you out. You are familiar with the humidity and the hot temperatures, but be aware also that the heat of summer can result in many unhealthy effects for you and your baby.

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