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What is Human Papillomavirus? Human papillomavirus [HPV] is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in our society today. Approximately 79 million Americans are infected with genital HPV. About 14 million become newly infected each year, most of whom are teens and young adults. More specifically, an estimated 19,200 women and 11,600 men are…Details
The Express Lane By Jennifer R. Valentin, MSN, FNP-C Our journey to motherhood may take different paths, but one decision we all share, as new moms, is how to feed our baby. When you elect to breastfeed, you are securing your baby’s future by providing them with natures perfect food. Breastfeeding not only benefits…Details
Have you prepared YOUR Advance Health Care Directive? An Advance Health Care Directive, commonly referred to as an Advance Medical Directive, Living Will, or Power of Attorney for Healthcare is a legal document that every adult should prepare in case the unthinkable happens. Even if you are young and in good health, I strongly recommend…Details
Have you completed your childbearing? If your answer is YES, if you are tired of taking hormonal therapies and, if you don’t have more than 48 hours to spare in your busy schedule, consider ESSURE. This simple procedure is a permanent form of contraception performed in your Physician’s office without any surgical incisions. ESSURE is…Details
Am I Too Old to Have a Baby? If you have asked yourself this question, this article is for you. There have been many reports of pregnancy, whether natural or assisted, in women over 50 years of age. There have even been reports of pregnancy in “men.” However, timing is a very personal decision. Many…Details
When should my daughter have her first gynecological exam? One of the most common questions asked is “when should my daughter have her first gynecological exam?” The answer may be a surprise to many since the recommendation has recently changed from starting at age 18 to age 21. Annual screening with Pap smears before age…Details