cervical cancer toolkit

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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CAD symptoms

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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Track your 40 weeks with the HealthyPregnancy Newsletter

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small steps to a healthier you

lower your chances of getting the flu

What’s the best way to lower your chances of getting the flu? It’s as simple as washing your hands. Use warm water, lather up and scrub for about 30 seconds.

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aging well into 90s

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability

A new study suggests that it may be possible to live well into your 90s and still be in good health, particularly if you have good genes.

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beer nutrition information

Best-selling Beers Will Soon Disclose Nutrition Facts

Calorie counts and carbs might be the last thing on your mind as you tip back a cold beer. But that information and more will soon be easy to find, thanks to a new coalition of U.S. beer makers and importers.

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women smoking and stroke

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.

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Cervical Cancer: A National Survey of Attitudes and Behaviors

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I go through phases where I battle constipation. What could be causing this?

I've mentioned my constipation to my health care provider before, and he told me to eat more fiber. What else can I do to help move things along?

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