Results for "Sexual Health"

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This Worrisome Bacterial Pelvic Infection Can Cause Infertility
You’ve probably heard of many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that commonly spread, such as human papillomavirus (HPV), herpes and chlamydia. But...
Dec 14
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PrEP: Preventing HIV/AIDS, One Pill at a Time
Since the early 1990s, a lot has changed regarding protection methods and treatment therapies for HIV/AIDS. Thankfully today, people are living longer,...
Nov 28
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6 Myths and Facts: What Men Need to Know About HPV
Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) gets a lot of attention in women. That’s because HPV can cause cervical cancer—that’s the cancer doctors...
Aug 25
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Sex and Intimacy After Baby: Four Things to Know
Intimacy in relationships is important. But if you just had a baby, intimacy, especially sex, may be the furthest from your mind. Right now, all your attention...
Jun 13
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What Is a Pap Test? Here are 6 Things to Know
Few women are thrilled about a Papanicolaou test, more commonly known as a Pap smear or Pap test. The paper gown, the cold stirrups and the strange tools...
Jun 05
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Your Daughter’s First Visit to the Gynecologist – What to Expect
It seems your daughter is growing up right before your eyes. The milestones keep rolling in. You’ve tackled the birds and bees discussion, their first...
May 02 11
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Is It a Yeast Infection or Something Else? Four Conditions to Consider
Vaginal concerns can be a common occurrence. Sometimes the cause is obvious such as changes in menstrual cycle, sexual activity or a new product you may...
Apr 12
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8 Myths About Condoms to Stop Believing
For many growing up, our understanding of sex came from a mixture of what we saw on TV and in the movies, what we heard from friends and a few awkward...
Feb 12
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Why Women May Have Vaginal Bleeding After Menopause
Once you’ve reached menopause, you’ll no longer have menstrual periods. So, although not uncommon, if you have vaginal bleeding after menopause, it’s critical...
Jan 25
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Why Your Kids Shouldn’t Skip the Cancer-Fighting HPV Vaccine
Most parents choose to have their children vaccinated against measles, polio, meningitis and other diseases that can be prevented with childhood immunizations....
Jan 16