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0: number of excuses not to get a Pap test

Image. It is recommended that women begin receiving regular Pap tests beginning at age 21.
Posted On October 17, 2018 / By / Posted in JRMC News

0: number of excuses not to get a Pap test

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. It can impact women of all ages. Nevertheless, one of the barriers to care is often fear or anxiety. “In this

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JRMC Gynecologist & Obstetrician, Dr. Bailey Runkles, shares 9 common questions that most women ask their gynecologist.
Posted On October 15, 2018 / By / Posted in JRMC News

9 most common questions women ask their gynecologist

Is this normal? A gynecologist treats patients with female reproductive organs. The visit may be uncomfortable, but it’s important to a woman’s overall health. During any visit, speak openly and honestly of

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Image. It is recommended that women receive Pap tests starting at age 21.
Posted On October 13, 2018 / By / Posted in JRMC News

4 reasons to get a Pap and HPV test

Cervical cancer can impact women of all ages. Cervical cancer is primarily caused by infection of human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV. Some strains of HPV cause cell changes on a woman’s

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Image. JRMC Gynecologist & Obstetrician, Dr. Bailey Runkles, shares questions women should ask their gynecologist about.
Posted On October 10, 2018 / By / Posted in JRMC News

Breast health: 4 questions to ask your gynecologist

One in eight. That is the number of women that will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, according to Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Women of all ages should establish a

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Image. HPV vaccine can save a child's life from certain cancers.
Posted On October 6, 2018 / By / Posted in JRMC News

3 little shots: how the HPV vaccine can save your child’s life

Human papillomavirus, HPV, causes cervical cancer among women. HPV can not only cause cervical cancer, but also genital warts in men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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