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Preventative health and screenings, reproductive health, and more. Our Health and Wellness posts provide helpful content to help you navigate all facets of preventative care, from reproductive health, exams and screenings, sleep, safety, and healthcare technology.

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Turns out making health possible is about a lot more than taking care of your physical body.

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How to Prepare for Your First Pap Smear

For most women, turning 21 has an odd caveat to go with the milestone: their first pap smear. A pap smear (also known as a pap test) is a vaginal exam that screens for cervical cancer.

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Safety

Bike Safety Tips to Ride Happier and Healthier

Spring is (finally) here, and with it all the fun outdoor activities we’ve been waiting for. Especially biking. But before you jump on Big Red (let’s be honest, everyone has a name for their bike) to get some fresh air and exercise, be prepared.

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Sleep

Break the Insomnia Cycle, Without Pills

Nearly 38 million Americans take the sleep prescription for their insomnia. A significant fraction suffers strange side effects.

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Prevention

When should you go to immediate care? Or the ER? Or your doctor?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never had any health problems—or if, when you did have them, they always happened during the work week at around 9:30 in the morning?

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Cervical Cancer by the Numbers

How much do you know about cervical cancer? January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to make sure every woman knows the simple steps to prevention.

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Good Vibrations: How Hancock Health Looks After Our Littlest Patients

Hancock Health and medical care for high-risk pregnancies.

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Banking on the Future: Is Cord-Blood Banking Right for You?

Ever heard of cord blood? Read on to find out how this…

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Cervical Cancer by the Numbers

How much do you know about cervical cancer? January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to make sure every woman knows the simple steps to prevention.

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Why Women Should Pay Attention to Their Thyroids

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month! Find out why you should be…

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10 Health Care Appointments You Should Make This Year

If your New Year’s resolutions include living a healthier life, don’t forget…

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Why Women Should Pay Attention to Their Thyroids

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month! Find out why you should be paying attention to this critical gland that helps your body produce important hormones.

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Save a Life: Donate Blood Today

January is National Blood Donor Month, and we’re celebrating the heroes who…

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Meet Fritter: The Grouchie Who Loves to Waste Your Time

Nobody wants a case of the Grouchies. Find out how Gateway Hancock…

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Blood cells in the shapes of hearts.
Blood cells in the shapes of hearts.

Save a Life: Donate Blood Today

January is National Blood Donor Month, and we’re celebrating the heroes who donate and collect blood across the county. Become a blood donor today and help save a life.

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Who is Holding the Ladder?

Does that mountain of leaves have you itching to get outside and…

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Prescription Meds: Are You Reading the Fine Print?

Although prescription meds are great for helping us heal and feel better,…

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Rest and Relax with Apps

Need some help settling down to sleep? There’s an app for that. Thanks to your smartphone, you won’t need to worry about getting some good shuteye.

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Five Wellness Apps to Try This Year

Check out our list of great wellness apps to help you get…

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Meet Gateway Patient Services Health Advocate Coordinator Kylie Austin

Your doctor orders a CT scan or an MRI or a blood…

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