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Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Mean I Have Cancer?

When your Pap smear comes back abnormal, it’s distressing, and maybe scary, to think you could have cancer. But does an abnormal Pap smear always indicate cervical cancer? Take a moment to learn some other causes of an abnormal Pap test.

Jul 1st, 2022
How Does an IUD Work?

An IUD is a type of birth control that is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. But how does an IUD actually work? Take a moment to learn more about IUDs and how they’re so successful in preventing unwanted pregnancies.

Jun 1st, 2022
Why You Can Gain Weight During PMS

You know the feeling when you’re getting your period — irritability, insatiable cravings, and of course, weight gain. But why do you seem to put on excess pounds before your period? Take a moment to learn why you gain weight during PMS.

May 1st, 2022
Understanding Your Treatment Options For Menopause

When you’re going through the transition to menopause, your life changes significantly. Between the sleepless nights and mood swings, you’re looking for any kind of relief. Take a moment to learn how you can effectively treat your menopause symptoms.

Apr 1st, 2022
Why Are Pap Smears Important?

A Pap smear is one of the most important tests when it comes to your cervical health. It can help you find signs of cancer early on, so you get the treatment you need. Take a moment to learn more about Pap smears.

Mar 1st, 2022
Choosing Your Birthing Options

When you’re pregnant, there are many choices to make for your soon-to-be newborn. Before that, however, you have to decide how to bring your baby into the world. Learn more about your birthing options, and which one may be right for you.

Feb 1st, 2022
Is Oral Contraception Dependable?

If you’re not ready to get pregnant, you have plenty of birth control options. However, if you’ve settled on an oral contraceptive, how can you be sure it’s going to work? Take a moment to learn how effective oral contraceptives can be.

Jan 1st, 2022
Reasons Why You Might Have Pain During Sex

Sex is supposed to be fun and exciting — not painful and excruciating. However, you may experience painful intercourse at some point, and you’re going to want to know why. Take a few moments to learn why you might be having pain during sex.

Dec 1st, 2021
How Fibroids Can Cause Heavy Bleeding

If you’re dealing with a heavier-than-normal period, numerous factors could be causing it. But did you know that one of those factors is uterine fibroids? Take a few moments to learn more about fibroids, and why they cause increased bleeding.

Nov 1st, 2021
How to Give Yourself Breast Self-Exams

Breast cancer is a scary diagnosis, but what if it could be avoided? Using self-exams to learn when you have changes to breast tissue may help with early detection. Take a few moments to understand how to perform monthly self-exams.

Oct 4th, 2021
When Your Symptoms Go Beyond PMS

PMS is one thing you probably hate to endure every month. Between irritability and bloating, you’re ready for it to be over. But what if your symptoms are more severe than normal PMS? Take a moment to learn more about what your symptoms could mean.

Sep 1st, 2021
Tips for Thriving Through Menopause

When menopause strikes, your life as you know it changes completely. Between hot flashes and other unpleasant symptoms, you might not be sure how you’re going to make it through. Here are some tips to help you keep living your life during menopause.

Aug 4th, 2021
Top 5 Health Issues for Teen Girls

Teen girls face a range of adversities every day, especially when it comes to certain health problems. Take a few moments to learn more about the top health issues that could affect your teen, and how to keep them healthy.

Jul 11th, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About a Mammogram

So you've just been told you need a mammogram — now what? If you've never had one, the thought of this procedure could be unnerving. Take a moment to learn all about what to expect the day of your mammogram.

Jun 15th, 2021
The Importance of a Pap Smear

Are you worried about cervical cancer? Going to your yearly exam is vital to preventing this disease. Take a few moments to learn why Pap smears are important to your health, and the prevention of cancer.

May 10th, 2021
Diagnosing and Managing Your PCOS

Do you suffer from irregular periods or infertility? Both of these could be related to a variety of problems, such as polycystic ovary syndrome. Take a few moments to learn more about how to deal with this disorder.

Apr 12th, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Birth Control

Are you looking to start birth control, or change the type you're using? If so, you’ve likely realized how many choices you have, so how do you decide? Take a moment to learn about these types of birth control options.

Mar 8th, 2021
Does Menopause Cause Weight Gain?

If you're getting close to menopause, you can expect your body to go through some drastic changes. You may pack on a few extra pounds too. Take a moment to find out if menopause is likely to make you gain weight.

Feb 10th, 2021
Myths and Facts About PMS

All women morph into monsters in the days leading up to their period, right? So, so wrong. While many women do experience bad moods during PMS, some experience other symptoms or none at all. Learn more about other debunked myths.

Jan 8th, 2021
Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal and What Isn't?

Before you spiral into a worst-case scenario mindset, know that bleeding during pregnancy isn’t always a problem. Sometimes, however, bleeding can indicate complications — which is why it’s crucial to know when to seek medical care.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Should You Consider an IUD?

Committing to an intrauterine device (IUD) is no small decision — or, it shouldn’t be. Many factors affect whether you’re a good candidate for an IUD. Learn about them here to help you with your decision.

Nov 1st, 2020
Myths and Facts About Your Breasts

When it comes to health, myths and misinformation abound. Your breasts are no different. (You may even have heard that deodorant causes breast cancer?) So, fact or fiction? Find out here.

Oct 1st, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Persistent PMS Symptoms

If you have severe PMS symptoms that sideline you for days, you may not be experiencing PMS at all. There’s another hormone-related condition that many women don’t know exists. Learn about it and when to see a doctor here.

Sep 7th, 2020
Don't Wait Until October to Schedule a Breast Exam

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, except for skin cancers, and it’s detectable in its earliest, most treatable stages with regular breast exams. Are you wondering who needs these exams, how often, and why they’re important?

Jun 24th, 2020
Obstetrics Care is Essential for You and Your Baby's Health

If you’re planning to become pregnant — or maybe you just found out you’re expecting! — it’s time to see an obstetrician. Do you have some questions about what an obstetrician does? Learn how the “OB” duties of an OB/GYN care for you and your baby.

May 26th, 2020
The Link Between Infertility and Endometriosis

Endometriosis doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll never get pregnant — but the condition is linked to infertility in up to 50% of women. Learn how endometriosis and infertility are connected, and how you can still get pregnant.

Apr 21st, 2020
Important Next Steps After An Abnormal Pap Smear

Getting a Pap smear probably isn’t the top item on your to-do list. But this yearly procedure is important to preventing cervical cancer, and just as important is knowing what to do if you get an abnormal Pap smear result.

Feb 29th, 2020
Which Birth Control is Best For Me?

Deciding whether to take birth control (and then which one you should choose) is a highly personal issue. Use this guide to help you understand the different types of birth control and which kind may be right for you.

Feb 1st, 2020
Myths and Facts About HPV

Sexually transmitted infections can be confusing and scary. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, but there are a lot of myths about it. Read on to learn the facts about HPV.

Dec 1st, 2019
Here's How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Changes that occur during menopause can negatively impact your mental health. Find out how menopause may affect your mood and emotions, especially if you’re already living with or susceptible to a mental health condition.

Nov 1st, 2019
Living With Endometriosis

The pain and inflammation from endometriosis interfere with every aspect of your life, leaving you exhausted and unhappy. We can help. Read on to learn how!

Sep 1st, 2019
What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Finding out you’re pregnant can be one of the happiest and most exciting times of your life. But all pregnancies come with risks for you and your unborn baby, some more serious than others. Read on to learn what constitutes a high-risk pregnancy.

Aug 2nd, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

You’ve probably heard the term ‘HPV,’ but you may not know much about it. It’s a virus with many different strains, some of which can cause cervical cancer. It’s important for women to know the facts about HPV.

Mar 29th, 2019