Emily Volk’s Blog
Guide for Women’s Health Maintenance
As a woman, you often hear about the importance of maintaining your health, and some of the screenings that coincide with doing so. The information may seem overwhelming at times, and it can get confusing trying to keeping track of what you need to do next. This...
Biopsy 101: What you Need to Know
There is an abundance of medical jargon that gets thrown about around patients. These technical terms often don’t do much more than confuse patients, which can result in more tension because of the uncertainty. This adds an extra layer to my job, as finding the most accessible way to explain information, which I have learned in a detailed and professional setting over an abundance of training and educating, to a patient becomes an actively exercised skill.
Pap Smears: The Need-to-Knows
Getting your first pap smear can seem a bit daunting and intimidating. We’ve all heard the horror stories: cold clamps, untimely menstruation, long waits for an appointment...but let’s take a step back first so you can ensure you’re doing the prep you need for your...
The Field of Pathology: An Introduction
As future doctors make their way through schooling, they are expected to find their speciality or niche. While many focus their passion on specific parts of the body, there are others who take on wide-ranging fields. One of those umbrella fields includes...
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