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Am I In Menopause?

Sep15

Menopause is defined as the point in a woman’s life in which she has gone a full 12 months without a menstrual cycle. But arriving at menopause can ...


Is It Safe to Use Birth Control to Stop My Periods?

Aug15

Many women, when they are not actively trying to get pregnant, would be happy to be rid of the monthly cycle. But is it safe to use birth ...


Can Adult Women Receive Gardasil Vaccinations?

Jul15

Most cervical cancers are caused by the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection. Not all forms of HPV are transmitted sexually, and of the ...


How to Stay Safe in the Age of COVID-19

Jun15

As the country begins to slowly reopen, one of the most important things we all need to keep in mind is that COVID-19 is not going away. The ...


How Do I Tell If I Have a Uterine Prolapse?

May15

A uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus loses muscular support and begins to fall toward or into the vagina. It can become serious enough that the uterus begins ...


What Happens When You Lose Your Mucus Plug During Pregnancy?

Apr15

The mucus plug is a cushion of mucus in the birth canal that protects and eventually seals the area to protect your fetus. While losing your mucus plug ...


Should I Be on Birth Control?

Mar15

Birth control includes a variety of different methods for preventing pregnancy. It’s a sensitive topic for some people, but if you need a safe place to discuss your ...


Do I Need a Pap Smear If I Had a Hysterectomy?

Feb14

Pap smears are the most effective screening tool for cervical cancer, and when caught early, cervical cancer has a high success rate of being cured. However, we often ...


Are My Periods Heavy or Abnormal?

Jan15

During the course of a menstrual cycle, the level of bleeding will change throughout the cycle. At the beginning and end of the cycle, most women have light ...


Signs You May Have an STD

Dec15

The prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is rising at an alarming rate, and while there are still micropopulations, like college campuses, where the rates are higher than ...


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