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These Apps Let You Get The Pill And Skip The Pelvic Exam

The Cut | Posted 06.30.2016 | Technology
The Cut

By Annie Lowrey A few weeks ago, I went to pick up my birth-control prescription from my local pharmacy and was told my doctor needed renew it. I cal...

Health Caring for Mom: 3 Ways to Let Your Mom Know You Love Her on Mother's Day

Diane Archer | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

Mother's Day is the time to show your mom some serious love. But how? Most of us love flowers and chocolate. So, consider getting mom a little of both. What we really treasure, though, is the priceless gift of time and conversation. And there are few things more important to talk about than your mom's health.

5 Things Your Gynecologist Can Tell From A Basic Exam

Posted 11.06.2014 | OWN

Wondering if you should make an appointment? Those 20 minutes could reveal more about your health than you realize. By Corrie Pikul Only 17 perc...

Can I Skip My Annual Pelvic Exam?

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

The American College of Physicians has issued a controversial new guideline recommending against performing the annual pelvic exam in non-pregnant women who have no gynecological symptoms that may require medical attention. Is it time to celebrate and cross that dreaded exam off your to-do list?

Anna Almendrala

This Test At Your Gyno's Office Is Painful And A Waste Of Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

It turns out that the most uncomfortable and painful part of your annual gynecological exam is also pretty useless. So useless, in fact, that the Amer...

Many Doctors Administering Unnecessary Pelvic Exams To Women: Study

Reuters | Genevra Pittman | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many doctors give women pelvic exams when they're not called for by guidelines, for exam...