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This new toolkit about cervical cancer screening includes creative and informative materials for both NPs and women. It is in partnership with the Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.

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Are You at Risk of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)?

We all know women and men are different. But did you know the symptoms we feel when we have a blockage in our heart arteries can also be different? If you’re expecting chest pain, you may be overlooking some important, less obvious symptoms.

Evaluate your symptoms with our CAD Symptoms Checklist.

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Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in every moment, something that’s tough to do with a PDA in one hand and a cell phone in the other.

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Why the Opioid Epidemic Affects More Women Than Men

Women are more likely than men to live with chronic pain, and they experience pain and treatment differently than men, thus they're more likely to suffer opioid addiction.

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Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health

Wary of the stigma of a mental health diagnosis and its toll on their careers, physicians often avoid getting help for depression and other mental illnesses, a new survey suggests.

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First Baby Born With DNA From 3 Parents

A now 5-month-old baby boy is the first worldwide to be born using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people—two women and a man.

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Cervical Cancer: A National Survey of Attitudes and Behaviors

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