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Myths and Facts About the IUD

The intrauterine device (IUD) is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. However, many women may choose other forms of birth control because of the many myths and misconceptions surrounding the IUD.

Jul 20th, 2021
What Happens at a Well-Woman Exam?

Between work, family, and friends, you may not find the time to take care of you. Your annual well-woman exam is one of the most important tools for protecting your health. Click here to learn what happens at a well-woman exam.

Jun 28th, 2021
Tips for Talking to Your Partner About STDs

Despite the fact that they’re very common, no one enjoys talking about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- to their doctor or their partner. But it’s an important conversation to have. Click here to get some tips for the STD talk.

May 10th, 2021
How Can I Know If I’m Really Pregnant?

The only way to really know if you’re pregnant is a pregnancy test. But when grappling with this question, you may not be ready to take the test yet. Knowing some of the early signs of pregnancy may help steer you in the right direction.

Apr 1st, 2021
What to Expect During Contraception Counseling

Despite having many birth control options, you’re not alone if you feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to deciding which one is best for you. That’s why health providers offer contraception counseling.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Could This Be Causing Your Infertility?

Infertility is common, affecting about 10% of women of childbearing age. Though there are many potential reasons you may have difficulty getting pregnant, finding the root cause of your infertility may increase your chances of conception.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Six Common STDs and How They’re Treated

Though STDs are largely preventable, rates of infection are on the rise. Getting tested and treated for STDs may help stop the spread. Click here to learn about some of the most common STDs and how they’re treated.

Jan 1st, 2021
Start the New Year Right With a Well-Woman Exam

Women put everyone else’s health needs before their own. But don’t put off your annual well-woman exam, as it’s the best tool to help you stay healthy. Scheduling your exam at the start of the new year is a great way to take control of your wellness.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Role of Dilation and Curettage in Women’s Health

Women have special health needs because of their reproductive organs. A dilation and curettage is a surgical procedure physicians use to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the uterus, including abnormal bleeding and cancer.

Oct 11th, 2020
What to Expect After a Surgical Abortion

Deciding to terminate a pregnancy isn’t easy for any woman. Knowing what to expect after a surgical abortion may help you make a more informed choice about your health and body. Click here to learn more.

Sep 16th, 2020
The Pros and Cons of an IUD

Though the intrauterine device (IUD) is more effective at preventing pregnancy than the pill, patch, and vaginal ring, it’s not the most popular form of birth control in the United States. Click here to learn the pros and cons of using an IUD.

Jul 17th, 2020
Ultrasound Testing: How It Benefits Your Health

Getting answers to your health questions sometimes requires diagnostic testing. An ultrasound is a noninvasive imaging tool that generates pictures of your internal organs and provides valuable information about your health.

Jun 15th, 2020
Should You Get Tested for STDs?

If you’re sexually active, you can contract sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). But STDs don’t always come with obvious symptoms. Read on to learn if you should be tested, how often, and the risks of leaving an STD untreated.

Apr 29th, 2020
10 Tips for Coping with Menopause

Menopause is a normal stage of a woman’s life and one that can’t be stopped. However, you don’t have to suffer through the symptoms that come with menopause. There are many things you can do to cope with this life change.

Apr 15th, 2020
Understanding Fetal Anomalies

Fetal anomalies are common and are a leading cause of infant death in the United States. Knowing more about fetal anomalies, how they occur, and how they affect your baby may help you make the most informed decisions about your care.

Feb 13th, 2020
What Are My Birth Control Options?

It’s a new year and a good time to think about which birth control option is right for you. But with so many options available, it can be hard to know what’s the best choice for you. Read on to learn more about your birth control options.

Jan 10th, 2020
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Like many STDs, it affects men and women differently. Here are some important facts to know about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of HPV in women.

Dec 3rd, 2019
What to Expect After a Surgical Abortion

Knowing what to expect after a surgical abortion helps the procedure go as smoothly as possible. Read on to learn the possible physical and mental side effects.

Nov 22nd, 2019
5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

For women, breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer after skin cancer. While breast cancer can’t be completely prevented, you can lower your risk of developing it. Read on to learn how.

Sep 18th, 2019
How a Medical and Surgical Abortion Differ

When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, two in five women opt to have an abortion. If you’re thinking about terminating an unexpected pregnancy, understanding your options can help you determine which procedure is best for you.

Aug 29th, 2019