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.

pregnancy newsletter

Track your 40 weeks with the HealthyPregnancy Newsletter

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small steps to a healthier you

What’s in season?

What’s in season? Eating foods that are plentiful naturally is healthier (and less expensive) than sticking with the same thing year-round.

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thrive in your 70s

70Candles! Authors Share Advice on Positive Aging

A new book,  70Candles! Women Thriving in Their 8th Decade, by Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole, explores how woman can thrive in their 70s and beyond.

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genetic breast cancer risk

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.In fact, lifestyle might be especially powerful for women at relatively high genetic risk of breast cancer, researchers found.

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Zika threat

Some Experts Question Extent of Zika Threat to U.S.

Are health officials in the United States overreacting to the threat posed by the Zika virus this summer? Some leading insect and infectious-diseases experts think so, arguing that the mosquito-borne virus is unlikely to become a widespread hazard to pregnant women throughout the United States.

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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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