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Annual Well-Woman Exam (Infographic)

Birth Control Learn about choosing the right birth control method for you Some examples include the birth control pill intrauterine device IUD patch condom or implant Cancer Screening Learn more about breast cancer colon cancer or other types of cancer Vaccinations Get vaccinations against the flu...

December 2016


Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

FAQ057, May 2015

What is premenstrual syndrome PMS Many women feel physical or mood changes during the days before menstruation When these symptoms happen month after month and they affect a womans normal life they are known as PMS Gynecologic Problems What is premenstrual syndrome PMSnbsp What are some common sym...

May 2015

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Postpartum Depression

FAQ091, December 2013

What are the postpartum blues About 23 days after childbirth some women begin to feel depressed anxious and upset They may feel angry with the new baby their partners or their other children Labor Delivery and Postpartum Care What are the postpartum blues How long do the postpartum blues usually l...

December 2013

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FAQ106, June 2012

What is depression Depression is a common but serious illness It is more than just feeling sad or upset for a short time or feeling grief after a loss Depression changes your thoughts feelings behavior and physical health It can affect how you relate to your family friends and coworkers It can occ...

June 2012

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