Dr. Jen on Fox News: Why Pap Smears are Important

young-womanIn 2012, I was shocked to learn that new guidelines issued by the the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists stated that women should wait three to five years between Pap smears, which are the primary method of screening for cervical cancer. Thanks to that recommendation, which has influenced insurance company policies, annual Pap tests are no longer the standard of care today—and I see that as a huge problem.

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Dr. Trevor Cates on Avoiding the Most Common Skincare Mistakes

Dr. Trevor CatesYou’re probably aware of just how important your skin is to your appearance, but did you know that your skin is also a reflection of your overall health?

Learn how to get better skin and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from common skin health traps from the experts at the Glowing Skin Summit, which runs from April 27 – May 4, 2015.

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How Rosie O’Donnell Saved my Mom’s Life

fda_heart-healthMy mom recently called with the news that she had gone to the hospital in the middle of the night. She had had chest pain and thought she was having a heart attack. By the next morning, she felt better and anticipated going home. At the end of my work day, she called and said they still hadn’t let her leave. It turns out they decided they should do an angiogram (cardiac catheterization) because my mom does have several risk factors for a heart problem, including age over 55yo, high blood pressure and diabetes.

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