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8 Ways to Prevent Holiday Stress

The holidays can be stressful, even when you don't have cancer. Chek out these ways to make your holiday enjoyable, complete with more energy and less stress.

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Do Condoms Protect Against HPV?

I have always practiced safe sex by using a condom, but my doctor says that I have HPV. How is this possible? Don't condoms prevent HPV? -An About.com

Should You Tell Your Partner If You Have HPV?

Recently, a reader posted a question about whether you should tell your partner if you have HPV. HPV is a common virus with serious health consequences, but is

ASCUS Pap Smear Results - What Do They Mean?

I know the feeling of getting a call from your gynecologist's office two weeks after having a Pap smear. You have been expecting a card in the mail with "Normal


Medical definition of the term chronic.


Medical definition of the term "acute".

Has Gardasil Been Tested on Animals?

A vegan reader questions the safety testing of Gardasil and if the vaccine was tested on animals.

Do I need parental consent to get Gardasil?

A reader asks is parental consent is needed for minor who would like to get the Gardasil HPV vaccine.

Do I have to be a virgin to get Gardasil?

A reader asks whether virginity affects whether a woman can be vaccinated with Gardasil, the HPV vaccine. Gardasil is currently available to young women between the ages of 9 to 26.

8 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season When You Have Cancer

People with cancer need to take extra safety measures during hurricane season. Here's how to prepare for a hurricane when you are being treated for cancer.

Are Pap Smears Necessary After Having a Hysterectomy?

A look into cervical cancer screening after a woman has had a hysterectomy.

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