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

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Protections against public health emergencies are uneven and differ from one state or city to another, according to the 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read More Source:: Forbes – Health

Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), has announced the publication of new research indicating that testing for… Read More Source:: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today

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Don’t let the wild color fool you. From April 19 to April 23, Starbucks is selling a ridiculously colorful new Frappuccino. Starbucks It’s been dubbed the “Unicorn frapp” and is basically a sweet cream base + mango syrup + pink powder + ANOTHER sour blue syrup aka SUGAR IN A CUP! “Unicorn-themed food and drinks…

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“I’m in a constant battle to help women and it can get exhausting sometimes, but the good days outweigh the bad ones.” Forty-four years ago, the US Supreme Court affirmed a woman’s legal right to have an abortion in the Roe v. Wade decision. Today, abortion access is still being fought over in many states…

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We’re here, we’re queer, and FFS we really want inclusive sex ed. When it comes to your sexuality and gender, there’s literally nothing wrong with you. Some people have the privilege of being surrounded by messages that the way we are is a-ok, if not The Norm. But if you’re LGBT, not seeing yourself represented…

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In this article learn about breast anatomy, the early symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer, and what to do if you spot these signs. Read More Source:: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today

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Because knowing your status should be as easy as, well, peeing in a cup. Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a great way to keep yourself and others healthy when you’re sexually active. Getting tested is pretty much always a good idea — whether you just got into a new relationship with someone,…

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A recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer found that half of those who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing don’t actually have mutations known to confer… Read More Source:: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today

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Are you taking good care of your vagina? Your vagina and vulva are pretty self-sufficient, but there are plenty of things that can affect the health, comfort, and general ~happiness~ down there. So to make sure you’re taking the best care of your bits as possible, BuzzFeed Health spoke with two board-certified gynecologists about common…

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