As women, we all lead busy lives and that usually means taking care of others before we take care of ourselves. Paying attention to our bodies and health is important not just to us but to our families and those we love.
Make sure you have annual cervical screenings, also called pap smears, and visit your family doctor regularly so you can best take care of your family.
Visit the Preventive Health Guideline - Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age - 2014 Update.
The Importance of a Pap Smear.
Pap smears can detect abnormalities before they turn into cancer.
Regular preventive care is one of the most important ways to maintain your health over time. If you wait to see a doctor only when you notice a problem, it may be too late.
If you have more questions about what all is involved in a pap smear and what it can detect, read more here.