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postpartum appointment

i had a post in draft discussing my postpartum recovery experience so far.  it was detailed and, as usual, a little sarcastic.  then i went to my OB yesterday {exactly 6 weeks after delivery} for my postpartum appointment, and i have something a little more pressing to write about. 1.062 more words

{in}fertility

Well-Woman is the New Physical

Remember back-to-school physicals? How could you forget, right? That annual visit to the doc to ensure that all was right in your world before another year of school began. 387 more words

National Women's Health Week

Well-Woman is the New Physical

Remember back-to-school physicals? How could you forget, right? That annual visit to the doc to ensure that all was right in your world before another year of school began. 364 more words

National Women's Health Week

Well-Woman is the New Physical

Remember back-to-school physicals? How could you forget, right? That annual visit to the doc to ensure that all was right in your world before another year of school began. 369 more words

Annual Check-up

Happy Cytotechnology Day!

To commemorate Dr. George Papanicolaou’s contributions to the field of medicine, May 13 – his birthday – has been designated National Cytotechnology Day (NCD).   In addition to celebrating the important work of Dr. 31 more words

Cytology

Many Adults in the U.S. are not getting the Recommended Screening Tests for Colorectal, Breast and Cervical Cancers

For 2013, screening for these types of cancers either fell behind previous rates or showed no improvement.

Among adults in the age groups recommended for screening, about 1 in 5 women reported not being up-to-date with cervical cancer screening, about 1 in 4 women reported not being up-to-date with breast cancer… 148 more words

Colonoscopy

American College of Physicians Releases Best Practice Advice for Cervical Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women

By Jo Cavallo
Posted: 5/1/2015 11:32:43 AM
Last Updated: 5/1/2015 11:32:43 AM

Key Points:

  • The American College of Physicians advises that physicians should start screening average-risk women for cervical cancer at age 21 and then once every 3 years with cytology tests alone.
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