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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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Menopause? There Is Hope!

Tips and tricks for dealing with the hot flashes, sweating, and sleepless nights of menopause.

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Birth Control Pills: Online, Easy, and Affordable

Birth control pills are popular among women who want to avoid pregnancy…

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Ovarian Cysts: They’re More Common Than You Think

Ovarian cysts are common, and if you’re a woman, there’s a good…

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Protection From the Sun: Your Best Defense Against Skin Cancer

Learn how to help dodge skin cancer this summer so you can focus on the fun.

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What Is Your Liver Telling You?

#LiverHealthMatters even more than you think. This vital organ serves a whopping…

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Going Alternative With Pain Management

Want to get rid of pain with fewer side effects? Alternative therapies…

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Elusive Autoimmune Conditions: It’s NOT Just in Your Head

Autoimmune disorders can be tricky to spot, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t seek a diagnosis.

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10 Reasons to Schedule Your Colonoscopy Now

Regular colonoscopies can help prevent colorectal cancer. That’s one reason to schedule…

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Feel Better at Gateway Hancock Health’s Immediate Care

Gateway Hancock Health is a convenient, one-stop-shop for immediate care and affordable…

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Firework Safety Tips That’ll Help Make Your Independence Day a Sparkling Success

Get a spark of inspiration for your Independence Day festivities with these firework safety tips.

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Kids Break Bones More Often Than Adults. Find Out Why and What to Do

Almost half of kids break a bone at some point. Half! Know…

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Making a (Safe) Splash: Six tips to keep your cool at the pool

Summer is here! Practice these pool safety tips just in time for…

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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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