Why is Amazon still colluding with discredited "hate map" smear group SPLC?
(Natural News) A group known as Citizens for Corporate Accountability (CCA) has sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos petitioning him to cut all ties with the corrupt Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and its anti-white, anti-Christian “hate group” list, which Amazon currently uses as a litmus test for deciding which organizations to include... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Still need a Pap smear after hysterectomy?
It depends. Pap test, also called a Pap smear, is a routine screening test for early diagnosis of cervical cancer. If you had a partial hysterectomy -- when the uterus is removed but the lower end of the uterus (cervix) remains -- your health care provider will likely recommend continued Pap tests. Similarly, if you [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 4, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New checks that could soon replace those 'embarrassing' smear tests
Pamela Nelis, from Greenock, Renfrewshire, in Scotland, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2012 after ignoring her screening appointments for two decades. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 22, slams the NHS after she was denied a smear test
Demi-Lee Stewart, from Glasgow, is still three years away from the Government's smear testing threshold of 25. She has been suffering bleeding between periods - a sign of cervical cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bring in DIY smear tests NOW, urges charity as NHS figures show that FIVE MILLION women are overdue
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust has called for postal DIY smear tests to be made available as soon as possible. Authorities plan to make them available in the post to all women in the UK by December 2019. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer warning: Jade Goody 10 years on - five common symptoms you should know
CERVICAL cancer symptoms can be hard to spot, and and may not cause any signs during its early stages. It ’s been 10 years since reality TV star Jade Goody died from cervical cancer. These are the most common warning signs and symptoms you should know about, and how to get the smear test. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical screening: DIY smear test could be 'game-changer'
Women who miss cervical screening appointments will be given home-testing kits in a pilot scheme. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother is calling for yearly NHS screening after she developed terminal cancer between tests
Ellie Taylor, 30, from Newbury in Berkshire, developed cervical cancer from nothing during the three-year period between her smear tests and is warning the NHS tests are too far apart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who miss their cancer screening at the clinic will now be offered home kits
Women across the UK will be offered DIY smear tests in a bid to cut cervical cancer deaths. Kits will be sent to women in the post, enabling them to take their own sample at home and return it to the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childcare offered for free to smear-test mums
Dozens of providers are offering an hour of free care so mothers can attend cervical screening appointments. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother dies of cervical cancer after missing just ONE smear test 
Carly Gorst, of Speke, Liverpool, discovered she had a four-inch tumour in her cervix in December 2017 after she began bleeding heavily. She endured surgery, chemo and radiotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women face delays in smear test results
Surge in number of smear tests come as laboratories prepare for shake-up Related items fromOnMedica Preventing cervical cancer: how a screening switch and HPV vaccination should cut cancer rates Social media could help raise breast screening take-up Armed forces wives at greater risk of perinatal depression Cervical screening intervals should be extended Breast cancer age profile younger in non-white women (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Screening service in 'meltdown' as more women attend smears
Public health campaign triggers surge in numbers attending cervical screenings at ‘worst possible time’Women could be forced to wait months for cervical cancer screening results because the planned closure of dozens of laboratories has left the service in “meltdown”, the Guardian has been told.The crisis has been triggered by a surge in numbers of women attending smear tests following a governmentpublic awareness campaign launched earlier this month. The campaign coincides with an exodus of biomedical scientists due to a restructuring process that will reduce nearly 50 hospital screening laboratorie...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: NHS Health Cervical cancer Health policy Public services policy Science Society Politics UK news Source Type: news

Nursing staff set up cervical cancer test clinic for hospital colleagues
A team of nursing staff in the North West have set up a smear test clinic for hospital employees in a bid to help encourage those who are busy caring for patients, to look after themselves too. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Mother, 44, who 'thought she had a chest infection' dies from lung cancer
Julie Newman, from Hull, beat cervical cancer after a shock diagnosis in 2007. She had spent years campaigning the importance of getting a smear test to other women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Third of under-30s in Wales snub cervical smear tests
Despite being the most common cancer in younger women, the uptake for cervical screening is falling. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Campaign urges women to attend cervical screening
PHE drops ‘smear’ word as one in four eligible women in England misses screening – a 20-year low Related items fromOnMedica Some doctors misunderstand smear test says GP JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination Parents unsure of HPV vaccine for daughters Experts call for wider HPV vaccination Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Smear test top tips: How to make cervical screening more comfortable
The smear test, or cervical screening, can make some women nervous. Here's how to make it stress free. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government launches cervical smear campaign as research reveals screenings at 20 year low
The Government will today step up efforts to tackle the falling numbers of women attending cervical screening with a major national campaign. Screening is at a 20-year low, with one in four eligible women aged 25 to 64 in the UK not attending their test. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it time for 'smear test' to be rebranded?
A new government ad campaign avoids the term in favour of "cervical screening". Will it help boost rates? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in four women mistakenly believe a smear test detects ovarian cancer
Polling by the Target Ovarian Cancer charity reveals 22 per cent of women - 5million across the UK - think smear tests will pick up ovarian cancer. This causes many to write off symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fifth of women think smear test detects ovarian cancer
Charity calls for campaign to increase awareness of the disease and its symptoms Related items fromOnMedica Doctors should regard FGM as child abuse Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival Encouraging women to attend cervical screening Some doctors misunderstand smear test says GP Public Health England offers £600K to prevent HIV (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 27, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pap smears, STIs and flu: What the N.W.T. gov't didn't tell you about a stolen laptop
The N.W.T. government told the public that about 33,000 N.W.T. residents were affected by the stolen laptop health data breach last summer. Here’s what they didn’t tell you. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

South Africa: Cancer Drug Pricing Gets in the Way of Treatment in Developing Countries
[The Conversation Africa] Most cancers can now be detected early. This hasn't always been the case. The first big breakthrough came 80 years ago when the pap smear was introduced. Ten years later the mammogram was created and then nearly half a century ago the fecal occult blood test was developed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Are Raisins Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Nutrition experts tend to favor a “less is more” approach when it comes to deciding what to eat: choosing whole, minimally processed foods over those with long, unpronounceable ingredient lists. Raisins, otherwise known as dried grapes, fit the bill. “They’re a whole food that’s minimally processed with no added ingredients or preservatives,” says Jenny Friedman, a Philadelphia-based dietitian. But raisins are also relatively high in sugar and calories. So are raisins healthy? Here’s what you need to know about the nutritional profile of raisins. What are the health benefits of r...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Dismantling Sexual Health Stigma in India
Natasha Chaudhary* is a trainer, coach and strategy consultant working to strengthen people-powered work. She is a Director at Haiyya, an Indian youth led feminist non-profit organization specializing in grassroots campaigning and consulting.By Natasha ChaudharyNEW DELHI, Feb 15 2019 (IPS)Results from a survey with young and unmarried women suggest that as low as 1% of women have received information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) from their mothers, doctors or government campaigns.And 53% of these women feel unsure if the sexual health problems they faced were severe enough to visit a gynaecologist. W...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Natasha Chaudhary Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Gender Identity Headlines Health Human Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Women are being put off smear tests by 'shame' over HPV virus
The survey of more than 2,000 women found nearly one in four said they would be worried about what people thought of them if told they had HPV. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smear test breakthrough could mean that women only need to be tested for cancer every five years
A new cervical test could mean women will no longer face so many smear tests. England and Scotland will see the new tests offered which are already available in Wales which are more accurate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Debate on e-petition 225767 relating to lowering the age for smear tests for cervical cancer from 25 to 18
This debate pack has been produced to inform a Westminster Hall debate on e-petition 225767: this calls for the lowering of the age for smear tests for cervical cancer from 25 to 18. The debate will be led by Helen Jones MP. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A tilted uterus can mean the smear test causes extreme discomfort and pain
Hayley Smith, from London, knows all about the discomfort having a tilted uterus can cause during a smear test. For her, smear tests have ‘always been uncomfortable’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supermodel Cara Delevingne's sister undergoes a smear test on LIVE TV
Chloe Delevingne - sister of the supermodel Cara - had her cervix swabbed live on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme this morning as part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supermodel Cara Delevingne ’s sister undergoes a smear test on LIVE TV
Chloe Delevingne - sister of the supermodel Cara - had her cervix swabbed live on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme this morning as part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical smear: The 30 second test that could save your life
Chloe Delevingne had a cervical smear test live on the Victoria Derbyshire programme, to help raise awareness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing media's smear of high school students who were harassed by Native American activist proves yet again that mainstream media is FAKE NEWS
(Natural News) Now that there’s no denying that the Covington Catholic High School boys falsely accused of harassing and taunting a Native American elder during the “March for Life” event in Washington, D.C., were actually the victims of such from not only the elder in question but also a group of racist, anti-white black supremacists,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Screenings Save Lives. So Why Aren ’t More Women Getting Them?
The vast majority of cancers do not have one obvious cause, making them complex both to understand and treat. Cervical cancer is one of the few exceptions: “Virtually all” cases are caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV), according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Armed with this knowledge, experts have for decades stressed the importance of regular cervical cancer screenings, which can catch HPV infections and related abnormalities before they develop into deadly disease. And yet many women still don’t get tested as much as they should. The screening rate isn’t entirely clear. A study publis...
Source: TIME: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence Cancer healthytime Life Reinvented Source Type: news

Women will be told not to be afraid of smear tests in new NHS campaign
The Public Health England information campaign will launch in six weeks' time. There will be adverts on TV and social media designed to increase take-up of smear tests and screening. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fake news smears against Covington Catholic School students prove how left-wing media is deliberately inciting mob violence against whites
(Natural News) The fake news media of the radical Left has crossed the tipping point. With their relentless attacks and fabricated smears against Covington Catholic School students, the media’s “journo-terrorists” have proven that they are deliberately inciting mob violence to poison America. Over the weekend, the bigoted, deranged left-wing media hoaxed the entire nation, falsely... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over two thirds of young women wouldn't tell nurse of smear test worries
Over two thirds of young women would not tell a nurse about their smear test worries, suggests a new survey that raises wider concerns around uptake of screening for cervical cancer. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 21, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Over two thirds of young women wouldn't tell nurse of smear worries
Over two thirds of young women would not tell a nurse about their smear test worries, suggests a new survey that raises wider concerns around uptake of screening for cervical cancer. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 21, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Cervical cancer petition: How old is smear test age - why should it be LOWERED?
AN ONLINE petition to lower the cervical cancer screening age has passed the threshold to be considered for debate in Parliament. So how old is it, and why was the petition set up? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New cervical cancer test outperforms existing tests
The epigenetic cervical cancer test detected more cancers than Pap smears and the HPV test Related items fromOnMedica The HPV vaccine, ten years on The risk factors for cervical cancer Thousands more women affected by Capita cervical screen blunder Home samples for cervical screening tests could boost uptake New test could mean cervical cancer screening could stop sooner (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New epigenetic cervical cancer test has 100 per cent detection rate
(Queen Mary University of London) A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NHS admits 3,500 MORE women were not sent smear test invites and results
The NHS has revealed thousands more women were caught up in England's cervical cancer screening scandal than was originally thought, reigniting calls for Capita's contract to be ended. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands more women affected by Capita cervical screen blunder
Time to strip the company of its NHS contract, urge doctors ’ leaders Related items fromOnMedica The risk factors for cervical cancer Home samples for cervical screening tests could boost uptake Cervical smear blunder affects thousands New test could mean cervical cancer screening could stop sooner Vaccine could 'eradicate' cervical cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vicky Phelan: The woman who exposed an Irish health scandal
Vicky Phelan exposed a health scandal in Ireland after discovering her smear test for cervical cancer had been misread. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women could be offered DIY smear test kits in order to boost cervical cancer screening  
Cervical cancer screening in Britain has fallen to an all-time low - with figures last week revealing nearly five million women now overdue for testing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women could be offered DIY smear test kits in order to boost cervical cancer screening 
Cervical cancer screening in Britain has fallen to an all-time low - with figures last week revealing nearly five million women now overdue for testing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home samples for cervical screening tests could boost uptake
Women missing screening appointments could use self-sampling kits Related items fromOnMedica Some doctors misunderstand smear test says GP Parents unsure of HPV vaccine for daughters JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination Experts call for wider HPV vaccination Vaccinating girls against HPV benefits men (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

PMQs: Theresa May and Helen Whately on smear tests
Helen Whately MP highlights to women the importance of smear tests in PMQs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news