Prevention & Screenings

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You Can Test Yourself for an STI at Home — but Should You?

At-home STI testing is on the rise, but it’s not a replacement for an in-person exam

Your Health
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Race, Gender and the Ways These Identities Intersect Matter in Cancer Outcomes

Cancer care research usually overlooks the multiple identities of individual patients

Your Care
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What Your Odor Says About Your Health

Sometimes an odor is more than just an odor — it can also be a warning sign of potential health conditions

Your Body
Cómo manejar un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal

Cómo manejar un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal

Un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal puede causar mucha angustia. Aquí encontrarás que debes hacer.

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Cáncer colorrectal 101

Cáncer colorrectal 101

Información sobre los principios básicos del cáncer colorrectal, quién tiene más riesgo y cómo puedes incrementar tus probabilidades de supervivencia si desarrollas la enfermedad

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A Recap: HealthyWomen’s Webinar, “CURES 2.0: Leading Women’s Health Forward”

HealthyWomen convened policy experts to examine the potential impact of the CURES 2.0 Act on women’s health

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Why Do Women of Color Have Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes?

Breast cancer treatment and survival are worse for women of color. Healthcare disparities are to blame.

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You Have Advanced Breast Cancer. What’s Next?

Advice about important next steps and what to expect after an advanced breast cancer diagnosis

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Antimicrobial Resistance Is Bad News for Everyone, but May Hurt Some Communities More Than Others

Inequalities put vulnerable people at even greater risk of harm

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My Symptoms Were Dismissed as Hemorrhoids, but I Had Colon Cancer

My cancer diagnosis led me to appreciate the little things — and learn to dance

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I Made a Promise to My Son

In the 10 years since my son died from a treatable condition, I’ve helped pass legislation to save other children — but there’s still work to do

Real Women, Real Stories
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Should You Wear a Mask on a Plane, Bus or Train When There’s No Mandate? 4 Essential Reads to Help You Decide

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends that passengers mask up while on planes, trains or buses, but it’s no longer a requirement

Your Health
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We Need to Talk About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is deadly, but it’s also highly preventable. The first step is talking about it.

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Why Getting an Endometriosis Diagnosis Is Painfully Slow

Endometriosis affects 1 out of 10 women — but it’s still taboo, misunderstood and critically underfunded

Conditions & Treatments