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Mammography: Saving Lives Or Overdiagnosis Overkill?

In response to last week’s blog post Was Angelina Jolie “Medically Hexed?” many of you wrote to me asking my medical opinion on screening mammography. So… gulp… here we go. You asked. Mind you, this i…


Three Types of HIV Testing

Curious as to what the best tests for HIV are? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Diagnosing HPV

Curious as to how HPV is diagnosed? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Testing for STDs

When it comes to STD testing, you've got options. Watch this for a quick tip on choosing the right one for you.…

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STD Testing: Where & How

Need a quick tip on how and where to get an STD test? Watch this!…

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No More Annual Paps, Ladies

Like many health-conscious women, for twenty-some years, I’ve hauled my naked self into the gyno’s office to get my annual Pap. My cooch literally starts cringing the day I make the appointment and do…


Screening for Skin Cancer

Q: Should everyone see a dermatologist? A: No. I do not think everyone needs to see a dermatologist. I do believe that everyone needs a very thorough full body skin examination at least once a yea…

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