Current guidelines recommend that women should have a Pap test every 3 years beginning at age 21.

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Jessica Zucker, Ph.D., created the cards after experiencing her own pregnancy loss. Pregnancy loss is often difficult to talk about, and a new line of empathy cards tackles the topic in an honest and relatable way. The nine cards were released today and are available here. Courtesy of Jessica Zucker / Via The cards…

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If you pay the doctor a visit in the United States, there is a 25 percent chance that he or she was trained abroad. Immigrant and foreign-trained doctors actually account for a significant share of healthcare professionals across developed nations. Many of them come from Asia, according to the OECD, and from India in […]…

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Gentlemen, start your ovens. Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed Five-Ingredient Butternut Squash, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Pasta Recipe here. View Entire List › Read More Source:: BuzzFeed – Food

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True or false: Blotting your pizza before eating will save you a ton of calories, prevent you from gaining weight, and make your life perfect.,, Tojosan/Creative Commons Which means, as this infographic shows, that if you dab every slice you eat for a year, you eat 6,600 fewer calories than if you…

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Consider this the owner’s manual you never knew you needed. The penis is actually a pretty good predictor of your overall health. Everything from your heart and weight to your stress and testosterone levels can affect your penis and how it works. “It’s the dipstick of the body’s health,” Dr. Harry Fisch, clinical professor of…

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Chicken producer Case Farms is set to be fined $1.4 million for health and safety violations in 2015. Fred Tanneau / AFP / Getty Images A large chicken supplier for supermarkets and fast food chains, including Kentucky Fried Chicken, is facing more than $1.4 million in fines after gruesome industrial accidents led to one teenage…

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Flu season is here…groan. The good news is that this year’s vaccine will probably be far more effective than last year’s. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, gets a flu vaccine on September 17. Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images / Via Last year’s flu season was awful. More Americans aged 65 years…

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While screening mammography has a well-established history of reducing death from breast cancer and enabling earlier detection of breast disease, questions regarding overtreatment and overdiagnosis… Read More Source:: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today

Intratumor morphological heterogeneity (diversity) of breast cancer is not related to chromosome aberrations. Read More Source:: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today

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“People should know that something like this can happen to a young, completely healthy person.” Dietrich Sölter is a 29-year-old from Seattle, Washington, whose graphic photos of his hand surgery for rheumatoid arthritis went viral on reddit. Sölter had surgery last week to correct deformities in the fingers of his left hand after eight years…

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