3D mammograms are a powerful tool for early breast cancer detection

Doctor examines 3D mammograms

The early detection of breast cancer dramatically increases survival rates, and 3D mammograms are one of the best tools available to find breast cancer in its early stages.

Unfortunately, many women put off having a mammogram, or are simply unsure about when to have one or which type of exam is best.

Read on to learn when women should start getting mammograms, how often to have them, and the benefits of 3D mammograms over conventional 2D mammograms.

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The importance of women's health checkups

One of the best things you can do for yourself and your health is to keep up on preventative care -- doctor's appointments, yearly exams, wellness checkups, etc. Preventative care allows you to know where you're at with your health, every step of the way. 

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Cervical cancer: warning signs & essential screenings

Pre-cancer and cervical cancer warning signs are always easiest to treat when spotted early before they’ve had a chance to spread and grow.

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2021, around 15,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, and some of those cases are tied to human papillomavirus, also known as HPV.

Keep reading to learn about how to prevent cervical cancer, why you should get the HPV vaccine, and which regular screenings help spot pre-cancers.

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What to expect during a high-risk pregnancy

son hugs his pregnant mother

This article is part of the Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy.

OB/GYN doctors will classify a pregnancy as high-risk when pregnancy problems and atypical complications threaten a mother, her baby, or both before, during, or after delivery.

Here, in the United States, one in ten pregnancies is classified as high-risk.

It’s common to have questions if you have a high-risk pregnancy. Keep reading to learn more about how to have a healthy pregnancy, understand which risk factors associated with high-risk pregnancies, and find out more about things you can do to prevent problems and take care of yourself and your baby.

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