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Alcohol and Women
Learn the facts about alcohol abuse in women; who's effected, how it works on your body, and where to get help.

Breast Cancer Screening
Breast cancer may strike as many as one in eight women in their lifetime. Know the when/what/hows of screening and early detection.

Cardiovascular Disease and Women
Heart disease is the concern of every woman today. Women lose their lives to heart attack five times more often than breast cancer. Learn the facts on how to lower your risk.

Caring for Patients from Other Cultures
A few tips and web resources to help providers care for patients new to our health care system.

Clinic Visit
Are you new to the US Medical System? Here are some suggestions to make your clinic visit a good one for you and your family.
Certain food and drinks, and the proper amount of exercise can help alleviate the symptoms of constipation. Here are some diet tips for relief and prevention.
Cryosurgery, also called cryotherapy or cold cautery, is a freezing technique used to destroy abnormal tissue. Learn more about the procedure here.

Information describing diabetes, complications related to the disease, and how you can prevent these complications.

Domestic Violence
Domestic violence can touch women and men of any race, young or old, rich or poor. Learn to recognize and save yourself and your children.

Family Planning
Factsheets on "Overview of birth control methods," "Termination of pregnancy" and other family planning topics.
Heartburn can be helped by making changes in your diet. This handout offers diet and other tips you can try to relieve the symptoms.
Leading a Healthy Life
Six steps to living long and staying healthy.

Lesbian Health
Getting the care you deserve.

Managed Care Referrals
Learn the facts about managed care referrals.

Basic information from the North American Menopause Society.

Osteoporosis Prevention
Called the silent disease, as many as one in two women will suffer a broken bone due to osteoporosis. Prevention works for women of all ages!
Pap Smear: Cervical Cancer Screening
Learn more about the test and its importance in the detection of cervical cancer and other abnormal conditions of the cervix.

Smoking Cessation
Breaking the nicotine habit is not easy. You can quit too! Learn how.
Well Woman Exam
An annual exam is an important part of your health care. Learn what to expect at the exam.



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