Health Information

Prevention and Screening

  • Cervical Cancer: Prevention

    Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer because you can control the risk factors. A screening test is available, as is a vaccine for girls and young women.

  • The Facts on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 100 kinds of viruses. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States.

  • The Facts on Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the United States. Anyone who has sex is at risk for chlamydia.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Women suffer more frequent and severe symptoms from STDs. Some STDs can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to both infertility and ectopic pregnancy.