Local Freedom Trail hike set for Saturday

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January was cervical health care month and I am overdue for a pap smear.

I work in reproductive health; I teach the importance of pap smears and even have access to them for free as I work at Planned Parenthood and yet … I am overdue and I’m not alone. Like going to the dentist, many people dread the idea of getting a pap smear but this simple test saves lives.

Pap smears do not test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It is a screening for cervical . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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