Articles for Tag: "Pap smear"

She builds a healthy LGBTQ+ community in her professional and personal life 
She builds a healthy LGBTQ+ community in her professional and personal life
As an OB-GYN, rowing club crew member and alto sax player, one physician advocates through her professional and personal life in the LGBTQ+ community.
Does a pap smear hurt? Does the HPV vaccine really work? 
Does a pap smear hurt? Does the HPV vaccine really work?
Your questions answered.
5 ways to keep Mom healthy  Featured
5 ways to keep Mom healthy
“While caring for others, we often forget to care for ourselves.”
How annual visits keep women well 
How annual visits keep women well
New guidelines no longer suggest an annual pap test for every woman, but experts still advise yearly check-ups. Get the details.
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection 
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection
A new HPV test that more accurately detects cervical cancer is being made the standard for detection.
Protecting women from HPV  Featured
Protecting women from HPV
The HPV vaccine is approved for women up to age 26. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself after that.
What an abnormal Pap test result really means 
What an abnormal Pap test result really means
Doctors say an abnormal Pap test does not automatically mean you have cancer. Here’s what you should know.