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Tennessee Department of Health says a Pap Test & a Vaccine may Save Your Life

 

Tennessee Department of Health 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The start of a new year is a great time to reflect on your health! The Tennessee Department of Health urges women to contact their health care provider or local health department to ask about routine screening for cervical cancer, a silent killer that strikes without symptoms or pain.

Cervical cancer can be prevented with recommended vaccination and regular screenings.

Cervical cancer vaccination (CDC)

Cervical cancer vaccination (CDC)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Screenings help Save Lives

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – OB-GYN physician Capt. David Tillman has a wife and two children at home and understands how busy life can be but urges women not to let the busyness of life get in the way of important women’s health screenings.

Tillman, an OB-GYN physician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Clinic, can relate to why women do not want to go to an uncomfortable well-women visit, especially since he has a wife at home who is busy taking care of their children. However, Tillman offers some great motivational factors of why women should reconsider scheduling their well-woman exam, regardless of their busy lifestyle.

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Tennessee Department of Health says a PAP Test and a Vaccine may save you Life

 

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and the Tennessee Department of Health is urging all women to get needed screening for cervical cancer in 2013. Cervical cancer is a silent killer that strikes without symptoms or pain until the disease is in the most advanced stage. However, cervical cancer is highly preventable due to the availability of screening tests and the vaccine against Human Papillomavirus.

“Deaths from cervical cancer could be reduced dramatically through the combination of vaccination and regular Pap testing,” said Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “The survival rate is almost 100 percent for women whose cervical cancer is found at an early stage. All women should get periodic screening for cervical cancer and talk with their health care providers about ways to prevent and reduce the risk of developing cervical cancer.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health tells Parents it’s time for Back-To-School Immunizations and Checkups

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Parents working on checklists to get their children ready for the start of school have an important health item to include: required immunizations.

In Tennessee, children enrolling in school for the first time and all children going into 7th grade must provide schools with a state immunization certificate before classes start as proof they have had immunizations necessary to protect them and their classmates from serious vaccine-preventable diseases. «Read the rest of this article»

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A Pap Test and a Vaccine May Save Your Life

 

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and the Tennessee Department of Health is urging all women to get screened for cervical cancer in 2012. Cervical cancer is a silent killer that strikes without symptoms or pain until the disease is in the most advanced stage.

“The survival rate is almost 100 percent for women whose cervical cancer is found at an early stage. Deaths from cervical cancer could be decreased dramatically through the combination of vaccination and regular Pap testing,” Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, said. “We urge all women to get screened for cervical cancer and talk to their health care providers about ways to prevent and reduce the risk of developing cervical cancer.” «Read the rest of this article»

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