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Top 10 Safety Tips You Should Know Before Traveling to Florida

Are you thinking of planning a trip to Florida? The Sunshine State has everything from the serene beaches of the Key West and lively nightlife in Miami to adventuring in the Everglades and relaxing at a resort like Disney World. While this state is...

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What is the Protocol for Screening for Cervical Cancer?

The idea of getting tested for cervical cancer might seem daunting. However, understanding what the screening entails, how often it should be done, and what you can expect from the process can help alleviate your worry. The Process of Cervical Cancer Screenings Screening for...

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What is Elder Abuse?

Many people associate nursing homes with long-term, personalized care of elderly loved ones, but they are not always safe places for residents. Elderly abuse in nursing homes is unfortunately common, but understanding and recognizing the signs of caregiver mistreatment can help prevent it from...

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What Causes Cervical Cancer?

The cervix is the lowest portion of a woman’s uterus and connects to the vagina. When cells grow abnormally on the cervix and invade other tissues and organs of the body, it is known as cervical cancer. Of course, the best form of treatment...

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JUUL and E-Cigarette: Who is Eligible for Compensation?

While e-cigarettes have been on the market for over a decade, the popularity of fireless and smokeless nicotine grew when JUUL was released in the summer of 2015. Since then, the plethora of electronic vaping or smoking products has become popular among teens and...

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How Accurate is the HPV Test?

Whether you are going to get a human papillomavirus (HPV) screening for the first time or you are waiting for results, you are likely wondering about the accuracy of an HPV test. Those getting tested can rest assured that the HPV test is very...

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Benefits of Pap and HPV Co-Testing

Regular Pap tests and HPV screenings can help prevent cervical cancer. While many healthcare professionals perform these tests separately, they can be administered at the same time. This is called co-testing. If a woman’s healthcare provider does not suggest getting these two tests at...

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Understanding Cervical Cancer Screening Results

There are two tests that can help detect cancer in its early stages and even prevent it altogether. The Pap test – also known as the Pap smear – looks for precancerous cells on the cervix that could become cancerous if not treated. The...

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Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be extremely difficult for an elderly resident and their family to endure. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents in Florida suffering from abuse do not report it to a supervisor or their family because they are embarrassed by it...

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Does Someone Vaccinated Against HPV Still Need to be Screened for Cervical Cancer?

The HPV vaccine is intended to prevent the most common types of human papillomavirus (HPV). These viruses are most known to cause cancers in the rectum, vulva, vagina, and oropharynx. A vaccine can also prevent many types of genital warts. It is recommended that...

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