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HPV

Live Well

The HPV vaccine: the shot that prevents cancer

Robyn Hoke

Preventing cancer is probably not what comes to mind when you think of vaccines. But that’s precisely what the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does....

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Women's Health

Abnormal Pap? Stress Less With This Simple Guide

Lisa Mihaly, FNP

What’s worse than getting a Pap test? Getting the news that your Pap is abnormal. That phone call from your health care provider can be disconcerting...

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Health News

The Rap on NOT Getting a Yearly Pap

Kimberly Boyd, MD

“What do you mean I don’t need a Pap test this year?”  For many years, women have considered a yearly gynecologic exam and Pap test to be...

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Amy Stulman, NP

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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Healthy Lifestyle

STD Screening: The Basics

Kristen Foskett, RN

STD screening may not be dinner table talk, but if came up, would you know how to handle it? Everyone who is sexually active should be screened for STDs at...

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Cancer

Colposcopy: What You Need to Know

Kristen Foskett, RN

If you’ve been told you need a colposcopy, it’s likely due to an abnormal Pap test result. A Pap test is a screening tool that tells your...

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Get Well

The Basics and Beyond: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Kristen Foskett, RN

A quick web search for HPV yields more than 19 million results — with all kinds of information, much of which is medically inaccurate. Whether...

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