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  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

    Abnormal uterine bleeding is irregular bleeding during a menstrual cycle that is caused by hormonal problems. The most common hormonal irregularity occurs because the ovary did not produce an egg during that particular cycle. This video explores other causes and when this bleeding is of concern.

  • Anatomy of the Uterus

    The uterus is part of the female reproductive system. You may know it as the womb.

  • Blood Thinners: Using Warfarin

    Warfarin is a medicine that helps keep your blood from clotting. This can lower your risk for a blood clot, stroke, or heart attack. But you must take important steps when you are on warfarin. This video will show you what to do.

  • Hormone Therapy for Uterine Sarcoma

    Detailed information about hormone treatment for uterine sarcoma.

  • Life After Cancer: Understanding Cancer Recurrence

    Cancer recurrence is when the cancer you were treated for comes back. This may happen any time after your treatment has finished.

  • Life After Cancer: Understanding Second Cancer

    Having cancer once does not mean you won't have cancer again in the future. Anyone who has had cancer has a risk for developing a new kind of cancer someday. This is known as a second cancer.

  • mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine

    A vaccine for COVID-19 is now available. Here's what you need to know about it.

  • Prostate/Rectal Ultrasound

    A prostate or rectal ultrasound is an imaging test that uses sound waves to look at your prostate or your rectum.

  • Step-by-Step: Using RICE

    Here are the steps for using RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation to treat an injury.

  • Step-by-Step: Using a Hand Sanitizer

    Here are the steps for using a hand sanitizer to clean your hands.

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