Healthcare, and the concept of modern medicine, is nothing but a benefit to a modern society. We’ve learned to keep our bodies, and minds, in near peak physical condition by the judicious use of technology and medicine where appropriate. It isn’t simply a matter of luck or chance, either, that our world has come so much to rely on modern medical technology. For a long time throughout history, in fact most of history, medicine was little more than a superstitious effort to try and make sense of problems and ailments in the body that were beyond anyone’s true understanding. For example, take the idea of the humors, a concept that started off in ancient Greece and moved on to influence much of western medical thought for an off and on intervening ten centuries. It was based on a rather quasi mystical understanding of the body and the various spirits and powers that lived within it and influencedRead More
Daily Archives August 3, 2018
Many people associate women’s health centers with gynecology. While women’s reproductive health is an important part of any health clinic for women, most provide comprehensive care that goes beyond reproductive health. Women have different physical and mental health needs, and health clinics for women are equipped to go beyond the typical family health clinic. Here are three somewhat surprising services offered by women’s health centers, which may even be offered at a low cost health clinic or walk in center.
Visits to your doctor’s office sometimes have to be made weeks or even months in advance. If you think you may have contracted an STD/STI, you can often get into a health clinic for women or free health clinic for quick testing. Anonymous STD testing should be available that day and should only take a few minutes to process. In addition, primary care providers at women’s clinics often are women themselves, and the clinics are often by women with the needRead More