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Preventive Health Screenings for Women
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Preventive Health Screenings for Women

Be proactive about your health. Find out what medical appointments you should be making today.

Questions to Ask Your Health Care Provider About HPV
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Questions to Ask Your Health Care Provider About HPV

To learn more about the human papillomavirus (HPV), here are some questions to ask your health care provider.

Getting Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer
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Getting Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer

Surviving a radical hysterectomy and a battle against cervical cancer, read one woman's touching story.

Living with HPV and Cervical Cancer
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Living with HPV and Cervical Cancer

My story began in 2005 when my husband and I were trying to have a baby.

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise
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Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appears to prevent abnormalities that can lead to cervical cancer, a new study shows. Canadian researchers found that young women who received the vaccine through a school-based program were less likely to have such abnormalities when screened for cervical cancer than those who did not receive the vaccine.

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens
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2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens

New global research confirms that two doses of the vaccine for HPV, rather than three, can protect younger teens against the sexually transmitted virus.

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.
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HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) keep rising in the United States, even though most cases are preventable, health officials reported.

Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates?
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Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates?

Brazilian bikini waxing and similar come with a risk of stds.

A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine
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A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine

The language doctors use when recommending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can influence whether parents will have their children immunized, a new study finds.