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Sexual Assault: You Are Not Alone

Allison awoke in her bed with a pounding headache. Her body felt like a Mack truck ran it over. She noticed she was half-naked, not a way she generally slept. Time passed, and when she realized she had missed her period, she made an appointment at True Care. The nurse administered a free pregnancy test, … Continued


Is Your Relationship Good for You?

Did you know that, on average, 20 people in the United States are physically abused by an intimate partner EVERY MINUTE? One in 4 women experiences severe physical violence by an intimate partner sometime in their lifetime. Research shows intimate partner violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crimes, including rape and murder. The … Continued


Breast Cancer and Abortion: Is There a Connection?

Woman is researching the connection between abortion and breast cancer.

Did you know that one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Did you know that some studies show abortion might be a contributing factor to breast cancer? October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although doctors do not know the exact cause of breast cancer, or why one … Continued


Is It Important To Get Tested for STDS Before Having An Abortion?

The answer is a definite “Yes!” Two sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, are common culprits of PID and can be easily treated with antibiotics. True Care offers free testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea during your pregnancy test appointment, and our nurses provide treatment for our patients who test positive for either of these STDs. … Continued


True Care Works Diligently to Help You Feel Safe!

Your health and safety matter! At True Care, we are doing all that we can to help you feel safe and comfortable when you visit our facility. For example, last year, we implemented a security system for patient confidentiality and safety. Before anyone comes into the center, they must use the outdoor buzzer and tell … Continued


Vaping Not Free of Dangers – Part 2

Last week, we highlighted the fact that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a warning concerning vaping, asking people who use the products to stop. This week, more deaths have been reported; an additional 800+ people have become ill from a lung disease attributed to vaping and e-cigarettes. The cause of this current outbreak … Continued


Vaping Not Free of Dangers: Health Officials Urge People to Stop

“People are dying from vaping and there’s hundreds of new cases each week of serious and fatal lung injuries from vaping,” Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. Lee Norman said in a video on the agency’s website. At least seven other “probable/confirmed vaping related cases” have happened in that state alone. According to … Continued


Summer Safety Tips Whether or Not You’re Pregnant

The official kickoff of summer – the Memorial Day weekend – has come and gone. Even though temperatures in Wyoming may not reflect summer is upon us (or even spring for that matter!), the weather forecast for the upcoming weekend shows hints of warmer weather. Likely most people are happy about that! With summer comes … Continued


The Importance of STD Testing for Pregnant Women

The latest Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis continue to rise in the United States. Nearly 2.3 million cases were reported in 2017. For the past several years, STDs (also known as STIs or sexually transmitted infections) have increased significantly. This is … Continued


Will Having An Abortion Now Hurt My Chances to Have Children in the Future?

A medical procedure can have unpleasant effects on a person. Abortion is a medical procedure, and therefore, can impact a woman’s health, including future pregnancies. Abortion Complications Complications can arise from an induced abortion, such as infection and damage to the uterus; these are primary causes of fertility risk to women who might desire to … Continued


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