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Eight Million Women Fail to Get Cervical Cancer Screenings

The new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that approximately eight million women have not gotten screened for cervical cancer in the past five years. This is roughly 11 percent of the nation’s … Continue reading

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Teen HPV Cancer Vaccines: Why Are Parents Waiting Around?

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has reported some disturbing news this week about uptake rates of the vaccine for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). It appears that even though the vaccine has been proven to prevent cancer and … Continue reading

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Are Annual Pelvic Examinations Beneficial for Women? The Science Says No

An annual pelvic examination as part of a routine wellness visit has been the norm for women and their physicians for decades. But what if this checkup isn’t necessary on a yearly basis? That is exactly what the American College … Continue reading

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