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A half sigh of relief

Yesterday was the day, the day I have been dreading for two weeks now. First off I met with my caseworker at the Unemployment Office for a job training interview. 489 kata lagi


Gardasil – saves your cervix, does nothing to your ovaries

Vaccine myths are like the fart smell that somehow gets trapped in your air-conditioning in your car.  They both seem to keep going around and around, reappearing at random, and are both similarly fetid. 831 kata lagi


Straight, No Chaser: Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and to that end, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) boldly proclaims “No woman should die of cervical cancer.” 330 kata lagi

Sterling Medical Advice

Happy birthday! You might have cancer.

Last week I received a not-so-great phone call.

In December, I had a routine gynecological exam. You know, the one where they violate you with a metal set of tongs… 666 kata lagi


22 thoughts I had about my cervical check

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. According to Cervical Check, during the 2013/2014 period, over 25,000 Irish women had a low-grade abnormality detected and over 5,421 women had a high-grade abnormality. 510 kata lagi


Big Names Gamble Big Bucks on Blood Tests for Early Cancer Detection

Forget biopsies, ultrasounds, mammograms, pap smears, rectal exams, and other unpleasant cancer screenings—the race is now on for simple, affordable blood tests that can detect all sorts of cancers extremely early.

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The Best First Time I Let a Doctor Touch My Vagina

Lying on my back covered in a paper blanket, trying to think up the most casual way to hold my legs open when not wearing pants, is perhaps the weirdest way I’ve ever rung in the New Year. 1.027 kata lagi