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

Create a personal mantra.

Create a personal mantra. Successful companies have catchy slogans — and successful people do, too! Think of a phrase that makes you feel strong, capable and attractive.

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Untreatable Gonorrhea

U.S. Officials Concerned About Untreatable Gonorrhea

In an alarming development, British public health experts have confirmed a case of throat gonorrhea that proved untreatable with the standard antibiotic regimen. The patient, a heterosexual man who had just returned to the United Kingdom from Japan, wasn't cured by a pair of antibiotics used as the first-line gonorrhea treatment in many countries, including the United States.

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FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective

CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective

Americans may have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine, FluMist, next flu season because it’s been largely ineffective in children, a panel of experts decided Wednesday.

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boys school behavior

Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School

Americans spend a good chunk of their health care dollars on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, a new government report shows.

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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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