Women's Health

Simplify this summer
Summer gives us the chance to relax and unwind – but it's shockingly easy for your calendar to become consumed with sporting events, weddings, summer camps and more. Think through your priorities and don't afraid to stay close to home. Megan Bendix, PA-C, from CentraCare Clinic – Sauk Centre offers tips for how to make your family's summer a special one.
Take the mystery out of HPV
You might have seen ads online or on TV promoting HPV vaccination. The guilt-ridden ads might make you wonder “Does my child need that?” or “How old does my child need to be to get the vaccine?” Get your questions answered by Obstetrician/Gynecologist Jennifer N. Martinson, MD, CentraCare Clinic – Health Plaza Obstetrics & Women’s Health.
Try an age-old beauty secret
Did you know that chemical peels were used in ancient Egypt? The procedure has come a long way since then. Now chemical peels have no downtime and can be customized to meet your skin’s needs. Learn more from Aesthetician Anna Geers, Midsota Plastic Surgeons.
Developing a lifetime of love for plants
There’s more to gardening than growing food to eat or flowers to display. Registered Dietitian Clara Vancura shares what she loves most about the activity. And some tips for those who someday desire to have a green thumb.
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Women's Health

Surgery to repair so-called pelvic floor disorder often fails within five years -- but many women still say the procedure improved their quality of life, a new study finds.

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Women's Health

Diseases transmitted by biting insects -- ticks and mosquitoes in particular -- have more than tripled in the United States over the past decade, a new federal government report shows.

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Women's Health

How much a woman indulges in alcohol may have ties to her premenstrual syndrome symptoms, a new global research review suggests.

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Women's Health

Although still exceedingly rare, menstrual toxic shock syndrome can be dangerous and has been tied to the use of tampons.

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Women's Health

Belly fat reduces a woman's chances for surviving kidney cancer, but not a man's, a new study suggests.

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Women's Health

Pap tests have helped drive down rates of cervical cancer, and a new study suggests they also could be used to detect other gynecologic cancers early.

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