Genital Warts: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

About 400,000 Americans get genital warts each year. Genital warts are a type of STI caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). While there is no cure for HPV, you can get treated for genital warts. This STI appears as a small bump or group of bumps in the genital...

HPV: The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infection

In a shocking, recently reported statistic, 45% of U.S. citizens, aged 18-59, are infected with genital HPV, or human papillomavirus. Nearly all individuals who are sexually active will get infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their life. Some...

Guidelines for Mammograms, Pap Smears & Other Screening Tests

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. That is especially true in regards to mammograms and pap smears. Breast and cervical cancer are easier to treat when they are detected early. Mammograms and Pap smears can spot...