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Posts from Month: June 2018

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What Factors Are Driving the Trend in Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery?

Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery (FGCS) is on the rise across the globe. And the average age of females requesting FGCS is steadily decreasing. A ground-breaking study in Australia found that about a third of all general practitioners had seen patients under the age of 18 who requested FGCS. Additionally, the survey found that 97% of general practitioners…

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Research Shows A Drop In Cervical Cancer Screenings

In 1975, 15 women out of every 100,000 were diagnosed with cervical cancer—roughly 6 of these women died from the disease. By 2013, this number was down to 7 out of every 100,000 getting diagnosed, with 2 of those fatal. This 50% decline in 40 years is an impressive feat. However, in the past few years, this…

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Healthcare-Associated Infections: The Small Price Of Prevention

A trip to the doctor’s office, urgent care facility or a hospital stay involves decisions on the part of the patient and healthcare provider. Drugs and dosages, length of treatment and stay, patient advocate involvement, invasive surgical procedures and post-operative and long-term recovery. Fighting healthcare-acquired infection isn’t on the list of considerations. But illness resulting…

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