Should I get a pelvic exam?
Monday, July 7, 2014 @ 5:31 PM
According to an American College of Physicians guideline published on July 1, routine screening pelvic exams are no longer recommended in adult women who are not pregnant and who do not have any symptoms of disease. Let’s all take a step back and look at this in more detail before we decide that pelvic exams are no longer important.
Quality of life for cancer survivors
Thursday, July 3, 2014 @ 8:24 PM
More than 200,000 women in the U.S. survive their diagnosis of breast cancer every year. One study of women going through surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for breast cancer showed that the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is 23%. That is a lot of people. Is there any good news? How do people cope?
Tips for a safe 4th of July
Thursday, July 3, 2014 @ 7:47 PM
In honor of July 4th, which is one of the busiest times of the year for fireworks retailers, we offer the following precautionary actions when setting off your own fireworks: