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An STI That Really Stinks–Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis, or “trich” for short, is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). One of the unpleasant symptoms can be a very strong fishy odor.
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What To Do If You Get Burned

Here is what to do immediately if you get burned: First-degree burn? Run cool water over the burn. Do not apply ice.
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Wildfire Smoke Safety

As wildfires become more intense and frequent, it is valuable to learn how best to protect yourself and your family from the smoke they cause.
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Condoms: Still a Girl’s (and Guy’s) Best Friend

When I was in graduate school, I was working on my thesis on how condoms prevent the spread of HPV, which lead to one of my nicknames.
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Considering an IUD after you deliver? What you need to know.

Though most moms are focused on labor and delivery, sometime in your 3rd trimester, your prenatal provider will probably ask what your plans are for contraception after you deliver your little one.
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Why is Metformin Used for PCOS?

Before we get started on why Metformin is used for PCOS, here’s a quick refresher on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
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Nurse Barb

Barb Dehn, shares tip and her expertise on every-day health topics for you and your family.

Nurse Barb

Barb Dehn, shares tips and her expertise on every-day health topics for you and your family.