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HPV and Cervical Cancer
Audrey Cornelius, PA-C, Oncology Physician Assistant
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical Cancer is primarily caused by HPV—this stands for Human Papilloma Virus. Currently, in the United States alone, there are 80 million people infected with HPV, and 14 million more become infected each year.
New Year’s Resolutions - Step By Step
Emily Fortner, RD, CD, Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions and Kelsey Bruner, Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions
“New Year, New Me” is a phrase commonly heard after the holiday season ends and the New Year is about to begin. It’s generally followed by promises to give up sugar, only drink water, and work out six days per week. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking is not realistic and often leads to people giving up on their goals.