Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

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Cervical cancer accounts for more than 500,000 new cases of cancer and more than 250,000 deaths each year worldwide. ...
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Even though I regularly perform pelvic exams on patients as a nurse practitioner, I personally still dread being the one on the other side of the stirrups. ...
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New Study Shows Lesbians Have Greater Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer Than Straight Women.
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According to a study by the University of Washington School of Nursing, lesbians are at a greater risk of cervical cancer than their straight counterparts. ...
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NIH Selects Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
The chief officer will lead NIH’s effort to diversify the biomedical research workforce, a significant priority to biomedical research. ...
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New Study Finds Poor Representation of Transgender People on TV
GLAAD has found that a great deal of progress still needs to be made for fair and accurate depictions of the transgender community. ...
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Transgender Day of Remembrance at the White House
At the meeting, community leaders highlighted a range of issues and concerns of importance to transgender people. ...
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Obama Administration Moves Forward to Ban Medical Discrimination Based on Pre-Existing Conditions
The Obama administration moved forward Tuesday to implement provisions in the health care law that would make it illegal for insurance companies to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. ...
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NIH Reaffirms Commitment to Substance and Alcohol Abuse Research
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) will retain their institutional identities, while strengthening their ongoing efforts to work more closely with each other and with related research programs at other institutes and centers. ...
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Many Lesbians Not Screened for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds
The rate of routine screening for cervical cancer is low among lesbians, according to a new study. ...
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