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When Was Your Last Cancer Screening?

Consider this your official reminder to schedule a cancer screening today.

By Lara DeSanto
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Booking a Virtual Dermatologist Appointment

Now you can see your dermatologist from your phone...in your pj’s...while making a cup of coffee.

By Jenn Sinrich
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Follow-Up Care After Melanoma Treatment

Here's what you should know about getting the follow-up care after surgery for melanoma, and why it's important for preventing or spotting recurrances.

By Eileen Bailey
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Your Flu Questions Answered

Can you get the flu after you’ve already had the flu? Is it too late to get your shot? We’ve tapped experts to answer these questions — and more.

By Stephanie Stephens
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9 Things Melanoma Survivors Should Know

Your melanoma treatment is over. Now what? Here’s what you should know about follow-up care and life as a melanoma survivor.

By Eileen Bailey
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Do You Get Along With Your Rheumatologist?

If you live with psoriatic arthritis, develop the best possible relationship with your rheumatologist by following these 10 recommendations.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Why You Should See Your Doctor Before Trying to Get Pregnant

The preconceptional health care visit gives you an opportunity to prepare for the healthiest pregnancy possible. Here’s what to expect.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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Prenatal Care: The Basics

If you’re newly pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you’re likely curious: What exactly is involved in prenatal care?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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Sexual Health Requirements by Ages

When do you need your first Pap test? What about a mammogram? Learn which tests, procedures, and vaccines related to sexual health you need at each age.

By Alisha Bridges
Is Your Underarm Lump Serious?

Woman examining armpit after experiencing pain from underarm lump.

This simple checklist will help you determine whether or not to see the doctor now, or wait until later.

By PJ Hamel