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Signs and Symptoms Of An Unhealthy Gut

Signs and Symptoms Of An Unhealthy Gut

Every year around 22.4 million people are diagnosed with diseases of their gut. These stats are just in the United States. Imagine how big the problem is at a global level.  Considering the large population affected by diseases of the gut, it is important to know the...

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The HPV Vaccine – Preventing Cervical Cancer

The HPV Vaccine – Preventing Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a widespread disease affecting the female population of the world. Globally, it is the 4th most common cancer which is responsible for over 310,000 deaths per annum.  In 2018, about 570,000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed and more than...

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EMBRACING CHANGE

EMBRACING CHANGE

Reality tends to throw us off track every so often and adjusting to change can be hard. I wrote this poem to express how difficult it can be to find the courage to accept the parts in our lives beyond our control. It is important to try to embrace change for the...

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Cervical Cancer Screening – It’s a Life-Saver

Cervical Cancer Screening – It’s a Life-Saver

Screening is considered as the second step for decreasing the risk of Cervical Cancer (the first step is vaccination; it protects against HPV-16 and HPV-18). When talking about Cervical Cancer screening, we refer to these three methods: Pap smears HPV testing...

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7 of The Worst Myths About the HPV Vaccine

7 of The Worst Myths About the HPV Vaccine

Cervical cancer and HPV are related in some ways, but misconceptions about both of them are common. Unfortunately, misinformation about the vaccine has led to an international decline in vaccination rates. According to the WHO, only 20 percent of school-aged kids in...

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Cervical Cancer: Why Do Women Feel Ashamed?

Cervical Cancer: Why Do Women Feel Ashamed?

Cervical cancer is one of the major causes of cancer-related deaths among women, especially in developing countries. It is the fourth most common cancer in women and is mainly caused by an infection by a virus named human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a...

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