There is a lot of misinformation and misconceptions out there surrounding STIs (sexually transmitted infections), especially around Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Learn the facts about HPV and how to stay healthy.
Think Pink for the Month of October!
October marks a worldwide campaign dedicated to the awareness of breast cancer. Multiple organizations highlight the importance of education and research for breast cancer, as well as what to look for in an effort to increase early detection. The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed, the better the chance of beating it. During Breast Cancer Awareness month, Voyage Healthcare wants you to know that a mammogram is the most important tool in the early detection of breast cancer.
There is a lot to know about the health of your pelvic floor. Are you seeking out a restroom everywhere you go? Are you having trouble reaching a bathroom before urinating? Are you experiencing pain or a pulling feeling within your pelvic region? If so, you're not alone, as one in four women suffer from a Pelvic Floor Disorder during their lifetime.
August marks Breastfeeding Awareness Month, which was officially declared in 2011 by the United States Breastfeeding Committee. And, while awareness for breastfeeding was officially introduced in 2011, both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Voyage Healthcare have been advocating for it for many years.
Voyage Healthcare is partnering with MiMedx's Placenta Donation Program and the Maple Grove Hospital. MiMedx Tissue Services is a company that develops innovative bioimplants and has recently pioneered the use of donated placental tissue to treat difficult -to-heal wounds and soft tissue injuries. Continue reading to learn more about placental donation and its benefits.