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  • In my practice I diagnose at least 4-5 women with cervical cancer every year.  This year in the United States, over 13,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV).  HPV is quite common, in fact,

  • Energy Drinks – Common Questions and Information Myth: Energy drinks are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) so they must be safe. The makers of energy drinks market them as dietary supplements, allowing them to side step the U.S

  • The stigma attached to people with addictions is often harmful or false and it interferes with efforts to find relief from the very real damage that addictions cause to individuals, their families, and their communities. No one is immune as addiction

  • Influenza, the flu, is one of 25 diseases that can be prevented by a vaccine. Too many people died from influenza last year in Washington State, a total of 241.  That number includes two children.  It is too late to help them but do you...

  • There are many misconceptions regarding the causes of breast cancer. Here are seven of the most common myths and the facts. Click each myth to read the factual information.