Advancing Medicine Takes Heart

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The month of February celebrates the heart of things. Women’s Health Care Research’s mission is to advance medicine to reduce the impact of certain health conditions on future generations of women. Advancing medicine takes study volunteers with heart, selflessness, and a desire for change. Their contributions are beating the heart of progress in women’s healthcare options.   Improving Options for … Read More

Why You Should Volunteer in a Trial

Want to help out others this new year?

Giving back in a meaningful way as an individual is a great way to help others and strengthen your community. Volunteering also comes with life-changing personal benefits not everyone knows about. Do you want to help others in the New Year? Keep reading to learn why you should consider volunteering in a clinical trial! Volunteers and Clinical Trials When most … Read More

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is cervical health awareness month

Cervical cancer is the third leading cancer diagnosis in women ages 20-39 and fifth in women ages 40-49. However, the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which focuses on cervical cancer, how it’s linked with HPV, and the importance of early detection. With declining cervical cancer screening rates due to COVID-19, there’s … Read More

Important Steps to Take After an Abnormal Pap Test

Received an abnormal pap?

While essential, annual pap smears are never up there on anyone’s “favorite” list. Pap smears can detect abnormal cells that can lead to cervical cancer. When you receive an abnormal result, it can be scary and carry a lot of uncertainty. Here are some steps your doctor may recommend after an abnormal pap test. Abnormal Results Doesn’t Mean You Have … Read More