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5 Things You Didn’t Know About HPV—The Most Common STD

If you’ve been putting off getting your pap smear, there’s one big reason you should make that appointment: the human papillomavirus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV and approximately 14 million people become newly infected every year, making it the most common STD. […]

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What you didn’t know about fatigue

We can feel tired for a number of reasons: an underlying illness, a mental health issue, or a new baby in the house. But fatigue is more than just tiredness. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) commonly affects the nervous, gut, cardiac, endocrine and immune systems, causing a range of symptoms including aches […]

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BCG treatment for bladder cancer: What to know

In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment. We also cover side effects, alternative treatment options, and the outlook associated with bladder cancer. What is BCG therapy? BCG is a bacterium similar to that which gives rise to tuberculosis (TB). However, […]